James Ussher

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Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)

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In 1655, Archbishop James Ussher calculated that God created the Earth on 23 October, 4004 BC, and his edict carried all the force of biblical teaching.
According to Irish scholar Archbishop James Ussher, whose declaration in 1654 is still an accepted exegesis for many in this world, the universe and everything in it was brought into existence at 9 a.
English archbishop James Ussher famously arrived at the precise date of 4004 B.
According to then Archbishop James Ussher, Samuel Ward had complained that some of the English delegates to the Synod of Dort were acc used of being "half Remonstrants for extending the oblation made to the father to all and for holding sundry effects thereof offered serio and some really communicated to the reprobate" (Lake, 1987, 59).
Way back in the 17th Century Archbishop James Ussher, one of Ireland's greatest churchmen, worked out that the day of reckoning was October 22, 1996, just around teatime.