St Michael’s Fight Against the Dragon Albrecht Durer 1471-1528 Source: Albrecht Durer the Complete Works
A view held by many scholars today is that Satan ruled over a Pre-Adamic creation on Earth, prior to his fall from Heaven. Apparently this civilization existed between Genesis 1:1 and Genesis 1:2.
During the 19th century in particular, some theologians tried to harmonize the Scriptures with Science. This was a genuine attempt to defend the Word of God from the onslaught of ‘emerging scientific discoveries’, as if such a course of action was necessary.
An example of this strategy is found in the various versions of the ‘Gap Theory’. The problem is that the ‘Gap Theory’ cannot be proven from the Scriptures. Read More>>