Category: Science

Articles addressing science.

The Days of Creation are not Consecutive Creation Events – 2

The Biblical scholar Meredith Kline, writing over 50 years ago likewise noted that reading the creation days in Gen 1 as a consecutive sequence of events places it in direct conflict with Gen 2: [It] was the work of the “third day” that the waters should be gathered together into seas and that the dry land should appear and be […] 

The Days of Creation are not Consecutive Creation Events – 1

The central core of young earth creationism – the belief that God created the entire universe in six consecutive 24 hour days 6000 years ago is false. We know that the Earth is around 4600 million years old1 while the universe is around 14 thousand million years old. This alone invalidates young earth creationism as it asserts that the Earth […] 

Condordism, Literalism and the Age of the Earth – 2

The Biblical scholar Meredith Kline, writing over 50 years ago likewise noted that reading the creation days in Gen 1 as a consecutive sequence of events places it in direct conflict with Gen 2: [It] was the work of the “third day” that the waters should be gathered together into seas and that the dry land should appear and be […] 

Condordism, Literalism and the Age of the Earth – 1

The Earth and the known universe are ancient at 4.6 billion and 13.8 billion years respectively.1 This is sufficient to invalidate young earth creationism which asserts that the universe was created over six consecutive days six thousand years ago. While young earth creationists damn other Christians who accept the antiquity of the Earth as “compromisers”2 well before Darwin published his […] 

Geocentrism, Young Earth Creationism and Literalism

Recently, the first Annual Catholic Conference on Geocentrism1 was announced, much to the amusement2 of many sceptics and disbelief of laypeople who were astounded that 400 years after Galileo, educated people would still claim that the sun revolved around the Earth. As with young earth creationism, while elaborate scientific justifications for geocentrism have been formulated, the ultimate motivation for geocentrism […] 

The Two Books: Historic harmony of Bible & nature

The Bible describes nature as a reliable witness to God, His character, and His truth, in harmony with the written word of Scripture; Psalms 8 1 & 19,2 3 4 Acts 4:16-17,5 6 7 Romans 1:19-20.8 9 10 Early Jewish expositors understood this,11 and Jesus taught it also.12 In Christianity the principle became known as the ‘two books’.13 c.130-202: Irenaeus14 […] 

Who was Hypatia?

The Myths Hypatia has been depicted as a revolutionary woman scientist,1 the last of the ancient pagan scientists,2 a representative of feminist values,3 and the designer of the astrolabe and hydrometer.4 5 Her death has been considered exemplary of the intolerance of religion,6 and the death of Greek science.7 8 The Facts Hypatia was a neo-Platonist lecturer and scholar in […] 

Was Christianity responsible for the death of Greek science?

The Claim Early Muslims repeatedly claimed for polemical purposes that Christianity brought Greek science to an end.1 2 3 This view has become commonly accepted,4 though the reality is different. 5 Dating the Decline Although estimates vary, historians of science typically agree that the decline of Greek science started before the Christian era.6 7 Farrington dates the decline from the […] 

Have evils been performed in the name of science?

The Facts From the 18th century up to the late 20th century, doctors and scientists were repeatedly responsible for numerous inhumane acts carried out on both humans and animals in the name of science.1 2 3 This does not discredit science as a body of knowledge and method of investigation, but it is a reminder that the special privileges4 and […]