Gungor, who previously believed in biblical creation before accepting the concept of theistic evolution, now thinks the creation account in Genesis is merely a poem.
‚ÄúSo to take the poem of Genesis 1, for instance, and try to make it into a science textbook is to just, is to kill the thing,‚ÄĚ said Gungor. Now, I say poem because that‚Äôs actually what it is. The way it‚Äôs lined up and divided, with repetition and the days, how they‚Äôre ordered, it is a poem. So, I think it absolutely has amazing value, and I think it has for billions of people for thousands of years.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúAnd for thousands of years or at least hundreds of years, people in Christian history have been saying things like hey, you can‚Äôt try to read the Bible as a science book when science conflicts with the Bible and your reading of the Bible,‚ÄĚ he said.
‚ÄúRe-read the Bible. Change that, because you‚Äôre probably the one that‚Äôs wrong; and if ...