A frequent claim is made that there are two different (and contradictory) creation accounts in Genesis 1 and 2.
- This alleged contradiction is used to try and prove that two different authors composed these accounts.
- Critics and sceptics use it in their efforts to show the Bible cannot be trusted.
- Some Christians who believe in a universe that is billions of years old use it in trying to show that these chapters should not be understood in their plain sense.
- Others claim that 2 separate men were created, one by Elohim and one by Yahweh Elohim.
Let’s examine the passages in question, in particular Day 3 and Day 6.