David W. Hall (B.A., University of Memphis and M.Div., Covenant Theological Seminary) is Pastor of The Covenant Presbyterian Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (PCA), editor of and contributor to Did God Create in Six Days?, and author of several scholarly works, including The Arrogance of the Modern, Paradigms in Polity, Evangelical Hermeneutics, and Evangelical Apologetics. He also has written articles for publications such as The Presbyter's Review, Premise, Antithesis, and The Journal of Biblical Ethics in Medicine.
Hugh Ross (B.Sc., University of British Columbia; M.Sc., and Ph.D., University of Toronto) is President and Director of Research with Reasons To Believe), and author of five best-selling books, including, including The Fingerprint of God, including Creation and Time, The Creator and the Cosmos, Beyond the Cosmos, and The Genesis Question. He also has written articles for publications such as Nature, The Astrophysical Journal, Die Sterne, World Magazine, Christianity Today, Moody Monthly, Eternity, Decision, and Philosophia Christi.
Gleason L. Archer (B.A., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University; B.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, and L.L.B., Suffolk University Law School) is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament and Semitic Studies at Trinity Evangelical Seminary. He translated the Old Testament of the New American Standard Bible, is the co-author of A Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament, and is the author of several scholarly and popular volumes, including A Survey of Old Testament Introduction, and Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties.
Lee Irons (B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary in California) is Pastor of Redeemer OPC, and author of several scholarly essays for Always Reformed and Creator, Redeemer, Consummator. He also has written articles for publications such as Modern Reformation, Reformation and Revival, Kerux, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, and Ordained Servant.
Meredith G. Kline (A.B., Gordon College, Th.B. and Th.M., Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and Ph.D., Dropsie University) is Emeritus Professor of Old Testament at Gordon Conwell and Professor of Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary and author or several scholarly books, including Treaty of the Great King, By Oath Consigned, The Structure of Biblical Authority, Images of the Spirit, and Kingdom Prologue, and several articles, including "Because It Had Not Rained" in the Westminster Theological Journal and "Space and Time in the Genesis Cosmogony" in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith.
Ross and Archer show a pre-commitment even more strongly than Duncan and Hall.
Whether or not you agree with these positions, the authors present their views thoughtfully, respectfully, and with great clarity and depth.
Perhaps another book where the 24-hour vs. Day-Age view, focussing primarily on scientific evidence, would be good.
The comparisons of the three views have been extremely helpful to my husband who is set to teach about Creation vs Evolution in the fall and winter. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Olga Bleecker
The 3 theories were not convincing, further I found the debate not to be very supportive biblical or historically. I did like the science debate. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Linda Handschumacher
This was not exactly a fun read for me. In fact, it was textbook tedious. It is the presentation of three positions on Genesis: 1.The six literal 24 hr. day theory 2. Read morePublished on February 9, 2013 by N. Foster
Excellent book, sent by an excellent provider. This book is a must read for all pastors. Provides great information for the pulpit.Published on January 30, 2013 by Coy
I came to this text not particularly interested in the subject matter, but became more interested as I read along. Read morePublished on January 14, 2013 by A. Omelianchuk
The editor of this book did a fantastic job in allowing all three sides to present their information without biased outside editing. Read morePublished on September 14, 2010 by Micah N. Westby
This book is presented as an equal exchange and rebuttal of views between three major interpretations of Genesis. Read morePublished on August 4, 2010 by Christine Watson