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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,…


Creation Vs Eternalism (The Age of the Earth Part 1)

Book Excerpt By February 17, 2015 Tags: , No Comments

Historically, the debate has not been between creation and evolution, but creation and eternalism. During the apostolic and patristic eras, the pagans did not argue simply for an ancient earth, they contended that the universe was eternal. Even though Aristotle believed that the world was caused by God, he did not believe that God created the world, in time, in…