Category Archives: Scientific Creationism

Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 15 (Theories)

Many different hypotheses have been suggested for how to reconcile Genesis 1 with the evidence of the earth and the stars. 1. The Creation/Re-creation Theory argues that Genesis 1:1 describes God’s initial creation per science, and that there’s a long time … Continue reading

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 14 (the Problem with Creation “Science”)

Those who argue for Young Earth Creationism and claim that science supports this view are not actually doing science. If you claim to be a scientist, you put forward theories that explain why the observations that point to an ancient earth … Continue reading

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 12 (Shelling the Corn)

We need to have an honest, straightforward talk. About evolution. And the age of the earth. And the universe. And a few other things. To this point, I’ve said nothing about evolution. A few readers have felt the need to … Continue reading

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 11 (The Cosmic Temple and “Day”)

“Day” Let’s return to John Walton’s idea that God made the Creation to be his temple. The scriptures certainly point us in that   direction — (Isa 66:1 ESV) Thus says the LORD: “Heaven is my throne, and the earth is … Continue reading

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 10 (“Rest”)

One of the objections to any interpretation of Genesis 1 as other than a literal 6-day creation is God’s use of the 6 days in commanding Sabbath observance — (Exo 31:14-17 ESV) 14 “You shall keep the Sabbath, because it … Continue reading

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 9 (the Strong Anthropic Principle and Multiverses)

To avoid the force of the finely tuned universe argument, many people have argued that there must be so many universes that, by sheer luck, eventually the dice must roll in a way that life could occur — and even … Continue reading

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 8 (the Finely Tuned Universe)

This is an argument that began from within the scientific community. The gist of it is that the universe appears to have been designed for life because of the extraordinarily precise nature of certain physical constants. Most of physics is … Continue reading

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 7 (Quark Confinement and Six Days)

Gerald Schroeder, a Jew, has written a series of books on creation and science, offering perspectives from Jewish history often missed by Christians. Moreover, Schroeder holds a doctorate in physics from MIT, making him truly qualified to address cosmological issues.

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 6 (the Logos)

I admit it. The last post was repeated from 2012 — and it was not all that controversial at the time even though it offers an interpretation of Genesis 1 that is far from the usual approach. It simply interprets … Continue reading

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Apologetics: The Bible and Science, Part 5 (God is in His Holy Temple)

Lately, I’ve seen several Bible scholars refer to the fact that the Creation is pictured as God’s Temple in Genesis 1 — which is hardly obvious to modern readers. I thought I’d go looking to see what the scholars are referring … Continue reading

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