Research Paper Instructions Following on the Topic Selection of Theological Hist
Following on the Topic Selection of Theological History Theory Presented By Tremper Longman III write a 1,000- to 1,200-word
paper about one of the non-traditional views of the days of Genesis 1 and
compare/contrast it with a traditional 24-hour day, young-Earth view of Genesis
The paper must follow current Turabian
format, as this is the preferred format for the Society of Biblical
Literature. The paper will be divided into the following sections:
title page. See the example in Turabian format at https://www.liberty.edu/casas/academic-success-center/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2019/04/Author-Date_Style_Sample_Paper.pdf
100- to 150-word abstract that summarizes the purpose and findings of your
350- to 400-word “Overview of [Non-traditional View]” section that documents the
view’s origin and its specific take on the days of Genesis 1. The goal of this
section is to present the non-traditional view concisely but fairly, without
editorial comment or counterarguments. Describe and discuss this view as if it
were being presented by a well-informed proponent. Topics to address include, but are not limited to:
and when this view entered the theological discussion on origins.
specific view of how the Hebrew word “day” is translated or understood in
Creation Week is treated as a whole (e.g., as a historical sequence, literary
convention, non-historical myth, etc.).
this view make specific claims about the timing of creation in history or not?
For example, does the view require an ancient Earth and universe, or does it
specify if/when the days correspond to Earth history?
400- to 450-word “Response to [Non-traditional View]” section that critically
evaluates the nontraditional view from young-Earth creation sources. The goal
of this section is to engage with the non-traditional view, evaluating and
responding to its claims. Topics to
address include, but are not limited to: a. How
the non-traditional view interprets “day” accurately or inaccurately in Genesis
of agreement/disagreement with the sequence of creation events in Genesis 1 as
espoused by young-Earth creation.
for changes to historical Biblical timelines, such as the age of creation, time
of creation of Adam, and/or other events recorded in the early passages of
Genesis (e.g., Noah’s flood).
this view require significant changes to, or rethinking of, important Christian
150- to 200-word conclusion summarizing your findings and providing your
perspective of the views presented.
bibliography of references used (minimum
of five references; you may use up to ten sources for the paper). This
bibliography does not need annotations; only the reference material is