Biblical Evidence for an Old Earth
The cosmic characteristic most extensively described in the Bible is the ongoing expansion of the universe.1 No other holy book of the world's religions describes this feature, nor was it anticipated … more
Dr. Wiens has a PhD in Physics, with a minor in Geology. His PhD thesis was on isotope ratios in meteorites, including surface exposure dating. He was employed at Caltech’s Division of … more
by Gleason L. Archer
One of the most frequently argued objections to the trustworthiness of Scripture is found in the apparent discrepancy between the account of creation given in Genesis 1 and the … more
The Bible must be taken literally unless the context indicates otherwise.
The Bible is inerrant in all disciplines of scholarship.
The universe was both transcendentally and supernaturally … more
cdc = Calendar-Day Creationists dac = Day-Age Creationists
cdc: Natural biological evolution works, producing new species and genera within orders and families. dac: Natural … more
Compiled by Dr. Hugh Ross
Scriptures expressing that God is the Creator
Psalm … more
Reviewed by John Rea
The work of an apologist in some ways parallels the work of a scientist. Both seek to “prove” (as in “establish by testing”) the truth of their … more
What danger lurks in associating big bang cosmology with biblical cosmology? Most Christian physicists, astronomers, and other scientists would say, “None.” Many Christian philosophers, … more
Compiled by Reasons To Believe
The following information comes from the "Report of the Creation Study Committee" posted on PCANEWS.COM, the Web Magazine of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), … more
by the Administrative Committee, Presbyterian Church in America
Administrative Committee Presbyterian Church in America 1852 Century Place, Suite 190 Atlanta, GA 30345 404-320-3366 (Office) … more
H. W. Turnbull, Ed., Cambridge University Press, 1960
247 Newton To Burnet
From the original in King's College Library, Cambridge.
In reply to Letter 246
Your … more
The following individuals—respected authors, Bible scholars, scientists, pastors, linguists, and more—hold to a diversity of views on the timing of God’s creation. And yet all have … more
1. In the beginning God1 created2 the heavens5 and the earth20. 2. Now the earth2O was formless and empty7, darkness was over the surface of the deep8, and the Spirit9 of God1 was … more
Have you ever wondered why most Christian astronomers reject a young-universe interpretation of Genesis? The answer has to do with Scripture and theology, as well as with science. In my book … more
Those who hold the young universe view have offered the following statements to answer questions about this theory. After each statement is a response.
Statement 1: The astronomical distances may not … more
by Greg Koukl President, Stand To Reason
When you look up into the midnight sky do you see stars? Or are the lights in the heavens mere appearances, images created in transit? The answer settles the … more
"It really does matter, and matters very much, how we think about the cosmos," declares historian and college president Dr. George Roche. Immanual Kant, for example, posited an infinitely old and … more
We affirm that any preunderstandings which the interpreter brings to Scripture should be in harmony with scriptural teaching and subject to correction by it.
We deny that Scripture should be … more
by Dr. Roger C. Wiens
Bewildered, Janet watches her son gaze in awe at the dinosaur exhibit. A sign tells her that the Tyrannosaurus Rex is millions of years old. But last Sunday, her … more
by Ronald L. Numbers
Despite a few helpful attempts to trace the development of vocabulary in the public discourse about Darwinism, no one has yet looked closely at the deployment of the terms … more