Tag Archive: Age of the Earth

Nov 23

Greg Hall and Ken Ham – The High Stakes of Good Thinking: The Age of the Earth

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind (Luke 10:27; NIV) When the Psalmist declared, “I am fearfully and wonderfully made,” it was never more true than as it relates to the functioning of the human mind. Our cognitive …

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Nov 07

Bert Thompson – The Bible and the Age of the Earth

INTRODUCTION In the current controversy over creation and evolution, it is a rare event indeed to find something on which those in both camps agree wholeheartedly. Generally speaking, the two world views are widely divergent from start to finish. There is one thing, however, on which both creationists and evolutionists do agree: evolution is impossible …

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Nov 02

Tim Challies – Why Does the Universe Look So Old?

When it comes to the age of the universe, Christians find themselves in a bit of a conundrum. At least, those Christians do who hold to a traditional interpretation of the first two chapters of Genesis—an interpretation that leads them to believe the universe is something less than the billions of years indicated by contemporary …

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Oct 12

Roger Patterson – It All Adds Up

A 6,000-year-old earth? When you look up the Bible references, the math’s not that hard! We’ve all heard the horror stories. Teachers in government schools force students through strange, torturous machinations to do simple math. For example, many of us used to be able to add 121 + 13 in 1.72 seconds. The Common Core …

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Oct 24

Shaun Doyle and Tas Walker – BioLogos and the Age of the Earth

Recently, BioLogos published an infographic entitled “How do we Know the Earth is Old?” Many Christians have wondered what to make of this poster since BioLogos presents itself as an association of evangelical Christian academics committed to harmonizing science and conservative Christian faith. That sounds good, especially the word “conservative”, but their starting position is …

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