A Hebrew scholar and ardent creationist, Weston Fields recognized long ago that the Gap Theory was in fact bringing harm to the church. Fields divides his time between Alaska and Israel, where he does research work related to the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Everyone’s heard of it. Many believe it. Is there a “gap in time” between the first two verses in Genesis? Does this alleged gap really represent a vast amount of time? Weston Field’s classic treatment of this subject is now being published by Master Books and promoted by such important organizations as Answers in Genesis. In this book, Fields makes a detailed study of the gap theory, paying particular attention to the original Hebrew language of Genesis. His conclusion – that this theory is not a reasonable compromise with modern evolutionary theory, but a dangerous diversion from biblical truth – helps readers who struggle with the question of the time taken during the creation week. Was it really six days? Can Christians find a workable solution to the debate about creation and time?