Is Genesis to be understood figuratively?

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Did the people written of in the book of Genesis really live to be 900 years old? Tim Staples explains what the Catholic Church teaches about this.

Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization here at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, Tim came back to faith in Christ during his late teen years through the witness of...