Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Poythress on Walton's View of Genesis 1

Vern Poythress interacts with John Walton's new book, The Lost World of Genesis One.

Here's the upshot, according to Poythress:
Walton has read Genesis with a false contrast between material and functional, and with equivocal meanings for the two terms. As a result, he artificially detaches Genesis 1 from questions of physical appearance and produces an unsustainable interpretation.
You can read the whole thing here.