Geology and the Bible
“Two great tastes that taste great together.” So goes the jingle for Reese’s peanut butter cups, where a layer of smooth milk chocolate coats a creamy peanut butter center. Take … more
I distinctly remember where I was on October 16, 1999, at 2:45 AM. I awakened about 10 seconds before a large (magnitude 7.1) earthquake struck about 80 miles away. As my house rocked like a boat in … more
Around 2.5 billion years ago, oxygen established a more permanent foothold (with some instability) in the atmosphere, and it rose to current values around half-a-billion years ago. The coordination of … more
And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.... And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day....And God said, “Let there be lights in the … more
In County Clare, Ireland, one of the main sight-seeing destinations is the Burren, a stretch of terrain often described as “lunar” in appearance. The karst landscape features expansive … more
Whether it’s tall tales of daring quests and creepy tombs or documentaries of high-profile discoveries, archaeology continues to hold a fascination for many. Biblical archaeology is particularly … more
What was the purpose behind God’s act of judgment? The answer helps determine the extent of the Genesis Flood.
The Lord’s dealings with Abraham over the destruction of Sodom show the … more
God spoke: "Let us make human beings in our image, make them reflecting our nature So they can be responsible for the fish in the sea, … more
The previous issue of New Reasons to Believe addressed the extent of the Genesis Flood as indicated by references to the entire “world.” In both its linguistic and historical context, … more
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Stanford University geophysicist Norman Sleep has outlined some new constraints on habitable planets.1 He explains how the possible existence of advanced life crucially depends upon a planet … more
The breakthrough yields yet more evidence for the divine inspiration of the Bible’s words and message. First, let me offer some personal background for this discovery.
I signed my name in the … more
For most jobs the size of the applicant does not matter. But, there are exceptions: basketball centers must be tall, offensive tackles in professional football must be heavy, and World War II … more
My seventh-grade science teacher asked the class to list “the three most essential needs of human life.” The “correct” answer—water, food, and sleep—illustrates how … more
We tend to think Earth’s climate will always be optimal for human civilization if we just take good care of it. But nothing could be farther from the truth. When we put emotion and politics … more
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New studies of ancient zircon show consistency with RTB’s creation model prediction that the early Earth was covered in water (see Genesis … more
In recent months, new evidence has emerged that may be simple enough for everyone to understand, regardless of science background-as simple as counting tree rings.
Scientists are learning much about … more
A microbiologist and a geologist in Germany have found some amazing design features in a large sulfur bacterial species that benefits all life. Thiomargarita namibiensis is a colossal bacterium … more
RTB's correspondence team is asked repeatedly to explain methods for dating the age of the universe and earth. The most frequent question has to do with the reliability of carbon 14 dating.
I make no … more
by Steve Sarigianis
Ms. Johnson smiles and settles her class for the week’s lesson. She opens the Bible on her lap and begins to read the story of Noah's flood. Her first-graders sit … more