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Explaining the Flood without the Canopy

What I am about to suggest to you in this article may be argumentative to some while others will whole-heartily agree with my research.  Regardless of which position our personal opinions take, we must be careful to make a respectful difference between Scriptural truth and scientific models. The entire discussion of the canopy theory is [...]

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Embarrassing Bible Interpretations

There is a monthly magazine in the United Kingdom, simply called Christianity. It might be logical to suppose that contributors to this magazine would want to defend the Bible and give its readers reasons for so doing. Not so David Instone-Brewer, a Baptist minister and senior research fellow at Tyndale House, Cambridge. He has written an [...]

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Radiometric Dating — Is It Accurate?

Radiometric dating is a much misunderstood phenomenon. Evolutionists often misunderstand the method, assuming it gives a definite age for tested samples. Creationists also often misunderstand it, claiming that the process is inaccurate. Radiometric Dating Is Not Inaccurate Perhaps a good place to start this article would be to affirm that radiometric dating is not inaccurate. [...]

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“Illogical, Captain”

I always liked the way that Mr. Spock would issue a put-down to Captain Kirk in Star Trek by telling him that what he had just said was “illogical.” Unfortunately, very few people today seem to understand what logic is all about. Logic involves the progression of an argument through legitimate steps. It is very [...]

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Dinosaur Extinction and Global Catastrophe

Every schoolchild knows that the dinosaurs died out because a giant meteorite—possibly even an asteroid—hit the Earth at Chicxulub in Mexico at the end of the Cretaceous period, sending up a great global cloud of dust, which killed off all the dinosaurs. Remarkably, environmentally sensitive creatures like butterflies and frogs were unaffected by this evolutionary [...]

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Can evolution determine right and wrong?

A critique of an article entitled “The Science of Right and Wrong” in the January 2011 edition of Scientific American.1 The science of right and wrong Scientific American has recently published an article on the science of moral issues, written by the atheist publisher and author, Michael Shermer. The purpose of the article—which quotes favorably from Sam [...]

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