Tag Archives: Biblical Chronology

A BRIEF BUT POWERFUL SUMMARY OF WHY THE BIBLE PROVIDES AN ACCURATE HISTORY

Does the Septuagint provide confirmation or contradiction to Hebrew Old Testament history?


In writing REBOOTING THE BIBLE, some might suppose I am arguing that the Bible makes historical errors and therefore needs to be scrubbed of inaccuracies. That is the opposite of my message. In fact, the Septuagint is a witness that can correct any minor mistakes that have been made in the Masoretic text.

While this article doesn’t make note that the Septuagint fragments and manuscripts found in the Dead Sea Scrolls (DSS) usually favor the Septuagint’s version, mos differences in the LXX and the MT aren’t material with … Read More

BIBLE CHRONOLOGY AND ITS CONNECTION TO YOUNG EARTH CREATIONISM (YEC)

WHAT IF THE WORLD WERE 7,500 YEARS OLD INSTEAD OF 6,000 YEARS OLD?

Is a Young Earth view dependent upon the Bible Chronology of Bishop Ussher and the King James Bible?  Could it be based, instead, on the Septuagint’s Chronology which says Genesis 1 took place 7,500 years ago? What difference would it make?


One of the intriguing linkages between Bible Chronology and our worldview is that the age of the earth  is typically tied to the date when Adam and Eve were created.  If we are committed to a biblical worldview, we often assume that the Bible Chronology of … Read More