Dating Creation

Dating Creation

Many cultures have held traditional beliefs that the Earth, or indeed the entire Universe, was brought into being in a grand Creation event by one or more gods. Once these cultures developed calendars, many began to ponder the question of precisely how long ago this event happened.

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Dating Creation - Abrahamic Religions - Other Biblical Estimations
... Josias Bunsen in the 19th century dated the creation to 20,000 BC ... Tarleton Perry Crawford dated the creation to 12,500 BC ... Harold Camping dates the creation to 11,013 BC ...

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