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A manuscript copy of his "Hexameron", or treatise on the six days of creation in five books with a curious geographical drawing, is one of the treasures in the Bibliotheque Nationale in
Coupled with subsequent genealogical information in the Old Testament, this leads to Bishop Ussher’s famous conclusion that God created heaven and earth in 4004 B.C. Other equally sincere believers do not accept the requirement that the days of creation need be twenty-four hours in length, though they otherwise accept the narrative as a literal and sequential depiction of God’s creative acts.
The most extreme version of this view, generally referred to as Young Earth Creationism YEC, interprets the six days of creation as literal twenty-four-hour days and concludes that the earth must be less than ten thousand years old.