Category Archives: Age of Earth

The Great Debate of 2014: Creationist Ken Ham versus Bill Nye the Science Guy

On the evening of Tuesday, February 4  Answers in Genesis president Ken Ham debated Bill Nye at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, on the topic “Is creation a viable model of origins?”   This event was watched by at least … Continue reading

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Evolution and Faith: My Story, Part 2

In Part 1, I described the trajectory of my thinking over the past four decades as an evangelical Christian on the scientific aspects of creation. Here I describe the personal and theological aspects of this journey.  Hard Questions and Cold … Continue reading

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Evolution and Faith: My Story, Part 1

As I read across the spectrum of writings on creation and evolution, I often find a certain level of demonization of one’s opponents. Some Young Earth (YE) creationists ascribe to evolutionists an agenda of tearing down all that is good. … Continue reading

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“Unconformities” Showed Geologists By 1800 That The Earth Was Very Old

If we had to choose one iconic location for the birth of modern geology, it would probably be here: Siccar Point, Scotland (Photo by Dave Souza;  Wikipedia “Hutton’s Unconformity”) This is a photograph of Siccar Point, on the Scottish coast. … Continue reading

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Was the “Expanse” Overhead in Genesis 1 a Solid Dome?

The first chapter of Genesis depicts the creation of the earth and its living creatures in six days. Here we focus on the nature of the “firmament” or “expanse” which was created on the second day, in order to separate … Continue reading

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Balanced Article on Young Earth and Evolutionary Creationists

The issue of creation and evolution tends to be a “hot button” topic for evangelical Christians, making it a challenge to have a civil exchange.  Journal articles tend to slant strongly to one side or the other. Thus, it was refreshing to read Tim … Continue reading

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Deep Time in the Grand Canyon

This is to introduce a long essay I just posted, which shows as the Grand_Canyon_Creation tab at the top of this blog window, or can be clicked here. It describes the rock layers of the Grand Canyon, with photos, and … Continue reading

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