Fourteen scholars present rigorous biblical and theological arguments in favor of a young earth and global Flood and also address a number of contemporary old-earth interpretations of Genesis. This unique, substantial, historical, theological, and exegetical defense of the literal history of Genesis 1-11 is designed for seminary professors and students, pastors, and missionaries, as well as laypeople and students who want to dig deeper into Scripture. Must reading especially for those inclined toward accepting millions of years.

Chapters and authors

Foreword—Dr. Henry Morris, founder of the Institute for Creation Research
Foreword—Dr. John MacArthur, pastor, Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, CA

    1. Prologue—the editors
    2. The Church Fathers on Genesis, the Flood, and the Age of the Earth—Dr. Jim Mook, Capital   Bible Seminary
    3. A Brief Overview of the Exegesis of Genesis 1–11: Luther to Lyell—Dr. David Hall, Midway  Presbyterian Church, Powder Springs, GA
    4. Where Did the Idea of Millions of Years Come From?—Dr. Terry Mortenson, Answers in Genesis
    5. Is Nature the 67th Book of the Bible?—Dr. Richard Mayhue, The Master’s Seminary
    6. Contemporary Hermeneutical Approaches to Genesis 1–11—Dr. Todd Beall, Capital Bible Seminary
    7. The Genre of Genesis 1:1–2:3: What Means This Text?—Dr. Steven Boyd, The Master’s College
    8. Can Deep Time Be Embedded into Genesis?—Dr. Trevor Craigen, The Master’s Seminary
    9. A Critique of the Framework Interpretation of the Creation Week—Dr. Robert McCabe, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
    10. Noah's Flood and its Geological Implications—Dr. William Barrick, The Master’s Seminary
    11. Do the Genesis 5 & 11 Genealogies Contain Gaps?—Dr. T. Richard Freeman, Baptist College of Florida
    12. Jesus’ View of the Age of the Earth—Dr. Terry Mortenson, Answers in Genesis
    13. Apostolic Witness to Genesis Creation and the Flood—Dr. Ronald Minton, missionary, Ukraine
    14. Whence Cometh Death? A Biblical Theology of Physical Death and Natural Evil—Jim Stambaugh (PhD candidate), Baptist Bible Seminary
    15. Luther, Calvin, and Wesley on the Genesis of Natural Evil: Recovering Lost Rubrics for 16. Defending a Very Good Creation—Dr. Thane Ury, United Wesleyan Graduate Institute, Hong Kong
    16. Epilogue—the editors
    17. Appendices
  •         Biography of Dr. John C. Whitcomb, Jr.—Paul Scharf (M.Div.), Whitcomb Ministries
  •         Affirmations and Denials on Creation and the Age of the Earth
  •         Recommended Resources for Further Study
  •         Indexes
  •         About the Authors