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The Rise of the Big-Bang Hypothesis (Age of the Earth Part 6)

Book Excerpt By March 31, 2015 Tags: , , No Comments

The 20th century will see the rise of two completely different paradigms for understanding the age of the earth: the big bang hypothesis and young-earth creationism. Actually, the time can be pinpointed even more closely. Both paradigms will ascend during the 1960’s. In 1916 Albert Einstein presented a paper in which he applied his general theory of relativity to the…

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Eternalism and Darwinism (The Age of the Earth Part 5)

Book Excerpt By March 24, 2015 Tags: , , No Comments

During the 19th-century, while Christians were dealing with the notion of an ancient earth, non-Christians explored the ramifications of an eternal universe. Eternalism played a crucial role in the arguments made for Darwinism by its early advocates. Darwinists conceded that the odds of something as complex as living beings coming about by random chance were extremely low, even minuscule. However,…

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