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Have Creationists Overlooked an Abundance of Biblical Cosmological Data?

In Creation Research Society Quarterly 53 (4): 286-296

Recently Faulkner has proposed that the “waters above” of Genesis 1:6–8 form a boundary beyond the farthest galaxies and that Genesis 1:1 is an introductory encapsulation of the events of Creation Week, rather than the first event in the sequence of God’s creative activities. I examine arguments for and against these views and attempt to derive additional cosmological implications from the former. I also examine several scriptural passages that may be cosmologically relevant but which seem to have gone overlooked by many commentators. For instance, the Bible may give us clues regarding the location of God’s abode, the large-scale spatial geometry of space, and hints as to whether our universe is expanding.

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