" We care about science and so when we look down the well of Genesis, we see our own reflection.
Ancient documents don't follow all the same conventions, epistemologies, and what constitutes "speaking the truth" or "being honest." And we can see that.
I will bless her, and she shall become nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.” Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed and said to himself, “Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old?
Shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child? We have a man named Abraham who was himself the child of a 70-year old, finding it laughably remarkable that he, as a 100-year old is told he will have a child.
Once upon a time in a faraway castle there was a beautiful princess who was locked up in a tall tower guarded by a dragon created by an evil wizard..." If you were paying attention, you would acknowledge that I'm following some literary conventions that should give you some hints about how I am assuming you will understand this story.