Unfortunately for Lee Irons (remember him?) and the Framework Interpretation, you can’t change the meaning of “six days” into something vague and ambiguous, without destroying language itself.
Then again: Jesus Christ is the very Word of God. The Right Sort would love to make that Word vague and ambiguous, then meaningless and irrelevant.
A LOT of pastors would kinda like that too. And not just in the mainstream denominations….
PMW 2020-070 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.
The power of God and the clarity of his revelation are on trial in the courtroom of Reformed theological opinion. Despite the clarity of the statement on creation in the venerable Westminster Confession of Faith, some theologians attempt to re-interpret it to allow for evolution. In this three part series I will analyze one effort to this end.
Lee Irons has provided us with a Framework Interpretation response to David Hall’s important speech to the PCA General Assembly a few years back. In that speech Hall dealt with the Confessional meaning of creation “in the space of six days.” In his response titled “In the Space of Six Days: What Did the Divines Mean?”1 Irons mounts a vigorous assault on Hall’s historical research into the original meaning of the Confession of Faith’s statement.
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