I recently read a Christian blog in which it was stated that the question of origins is unimportant and that arguing for a literal reading of Genesis 1-11 is a waste of time. The author states "...fundies seriously do not want to address or think through issues of  literary genre..." Judging from the issue I assume that fundie is equated to anyone with a belief in a comparatively recent creation. I decided to address the issue of the literary genre of Genesis and its importance to the rest of...

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