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Dinosaurs in the Bible? Not Really.

Perhaps the closest, beyond one or two other examples that we shall review, one would get to dinosaurs being mentioned in the Bible is Genesis 1:21 where God creates “great sea monsters” on the fifth day. 1,091 more words

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YEC & James Ussher’s Problematic Calculations.

The Bible does not specify the age of creation, as many Christian would argue. Thus, the Young Earth Creationst (YEC) belief that God created the world only 6000 years ago originates from a 17th century examination of the Genesis genealogies by James Ussher and theologian John Lightfoot. 692 more words

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Young Earth Science.

Scientific creationism, also commonly referred to as Young Earth Scientific Creation (YEC), is quite a recent 20th century phenomenon that has its roots in the fundamentalist movement of the 1920s. 334 more words

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Young Earth Creationism's Damaging Impact on Christianity.

Christian philosopher of Science Bruce Gordon explains that “Young-earth creationism (YEC) is one of the more peculiar manifestations of broader evangelical culture. It continues to be the most common view of the relationship between science and Scripture held in the evangelical community and, unfortunately but understandably, the view of science most non-Christians associate with evangelicalism” (7). 930 more words

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The Creation Account Part IV: The Birth of Death and the Long Fall Back to Earth

Lastly in this discussion of the Creation Account and my view of it, I would like to touch on death, how it is quite the wrench within most views of the Creation Account, and can simply knock some down altogether. 1,262 more words

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The Creation Account Part III: A Big Bang or Just a Big Beginning?

Now you may be asking and pondering after reaching the halfway point of this blog series, “But Chris, what about the Big Bang and the theory of Evolution? 1,836 more words

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The Creation Account Part II: The Days of Creation

So then, now that we have addressed the blistering debate of the Creation Account amid Judeo-Christian circles very briefly, what do I believe regarding all of these differing viewpoints? 1,257 more words

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