Is the Genesis Creation myth credible in any way?

The Creation by Lucas Cranach, 1534 — Colored version of the Creation illustration from Martin Luther’s 1534 translation of the Bible

When faced with the Creation Myth within the book of Genesis, most would dismiss the idea of 7 literal 24 hours days as factual. There are of course those that do embrace this literalist reading of the text, for example Answers-in-Genesis, a creationist organization run by Ken Ham. Ken aside, one of the most popular interpretations, one that I once personally embraced when I was religious, is the thought…

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