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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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.
In 1650 the distinguished church historian Archbishop James Ussher of Ireland announced his meticulously calculated time of the Creation: early Saturday evening, 22 October 4004 B.