Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Creationist Theory Timeline
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The Creationist model explains the living world through the theory it was created by a supernatural deity. This theory originates from the Jewish holy book, the Torah which states that the world is approximately 6000 years old and that all existing species were created and there has been no change from one species to another.
The evolution model explains the living world through the theory that it is approximately 3 billion years and that life spontaneously appeared and has been evolving and into more complex organisms through mutations and the process of natural selection. This theory originate from Charles Darwin 's.
This particular creationist view of the origins of the earth is derived from The Torah or commonly known as the Pentateuch which is the Judaism holy book. It is commonly known as Ussher’s view as James Ussher derived the timeline.
The timeline was derived through the analysis of the length of the different books of the Bible starting from Genesis which is theoretically when the world began. Adding the different chronogenealogies gives the complete age of the Earth.
The strengths of the creationist timeline is that many of the people involved in the Bible are figures seen in history such as Jesus. Therefore a timeline derived from their existence could be reliable.