Does Genesis 1-11 Provide for “Generation Gaps” to Make the Genesis Chronology Make Sense to Science?

How do we reconcile an old earth with the Bible?  Even if we grant the world is very old, God’s creation of Adam and Eve is dated by the Masoretic Text to 6,000 years ago, and the Septuagint to 7,600 years ago.  But what if there were “generation gaps” (or additional gaps in the chronologies supplied in Genesis 5 and 11?  Does this “buy us time” so to speak and make anthropology and archeology coincide with what the Bible teaches?  That’s a major subject in Rebooting the Bible, Part 2. The following article below  is drawn from Chapter 2 of

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