Carbon Dating and the Bible

How old is the Earth?  This question and related subjects have been at the heart of the Bible vs. Science controversy of the last several centuries.  Taken literally, the Genesis creation account and genealogical records provided throughout the Bible indicate a relatively young world, not older than 6,000 years or so.   Modern Science, of course, mocks this idea of an adolescent Earth, offering a dramatically different perspective in the billions of years and beyond. 

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Five Questions for an Atheist

1. What is the origin of the universe?  The current consensus of Science is that the entire cosmos (including time and space) came into existence at a precise point in the past.  All of our observations, equations, and physical laws testify to this point.  Given this troubling possibility that the universe may indeed have a finite beginning, consideration must be given to these questions: “Why is there something rather than nothing?” and “Where did it all come from?”  If the cause of creation was not God, what was it? 

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Theistic Evolution

In the ancient world, humanity often concluded that matter is eternal, that divine beings took of what already existed and fashioned the world around us. Epicurus wrote, "the sum total of things was always such as it is now, and such it will ever remain,". This idea persists today in beliefs like the "Big Bang Theory" which propose that what we observe is the product of what has always existed. Hebrews' author clearly refutes such ideas by reiterating the Bible’s.

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Why Believe the Bible?

Undoubtedly, this concept is especially pertinent to Christianity and the Bible.  Why believe the Bible over other holy books and texts?  The Bible makes some very extraordinary claims about salvation and even the creation of the universe, but why should we believe it?  When we read the Bible, can we trust it to be reliable, accurate, and credible?   

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