I just watched this over at the Jesus Creed blog, and thought it was worth sharing here as a follow-up to my posts on “literal interpretation” of the Bible, and on the Creation vs. Evolution debate:
And, if you are interested in more information and discussion on this topic, I commend the post where I found this: It Starts With Genesis (RJS).
Here are some comments from John Walton on the Creation vs. Evolution debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye.
John Walton is a professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College in Illinois and an editor and writer of Old Testament comparative studies and commentaries. Throughout his research, Walton has focused his attention on comparing the culture and literature of the Bible and the ancient Near East. He has published dozens of books, articles and translations, both as writer and editor, including his widely-read book The Lost World of Genesis One. (more…)