The Genesis 1-Genesis 2 Contradiction

One of the common allegations thrown against creationists is that Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 are contradictory. This claim is popular, repeated ad nauseum by both old earth Christians and the atheist critics of the Bible. However, it is purely bogus. In making claims that Genesis 1 and 2 contradict one another, the scoffers assume facts not in evidence. Let’s have a look at Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 and see if they conflict.