Dr Gleason Archer affirmed an interpretation of Day 4 that is consistent with the Young Biosphere Creation model.
Genesis 1:2-5 thus sets forth the first stage of creation: the formation of light. This must have meant primarily the light of the sun and the other heavenly bodies. Sunlight is a necessary precondition to the development of plant life and animal life, generally speaking…
-Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties, Zondervan, 1982.
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