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Syntax and semantics in Genesis 1

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New versions of the once popular “gap” theory are now arising. The motive is the same—to accommodate an old universe (and Earth) into Genesis 1, but to still retain a recent, literal six-day Creation Week. However, correct exegesis with close attention to syntax and semantics, plus the recognition of no verb tenses in the Hebrew, preclude any possible “reading” of long ages into the Hebrew of the key texts, verses 1–3 and 14–16. The strongest argument confirming the traditional view that Genesis 1:1 describes the creation of a young universe at the beginning of Day One of Creation Week is still the link to Genesis 1:2 through the word “earth”.

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Earth Was Created for Life

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Institute for Creation

Our solar system is filled with amazing planets, but none are perfect for life except the earth.

Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. It gets very hot and very cold. It has a very slow spin. The side facing the sun is heated to 800 (F) while the side away from the sun is cooled to –298 degrees (F).

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Conference Concludes Origin of Life Research Is at a Standstill

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The Institute for Creation Research

Where did the first living cell come from? According to The Independent, Charles Darwin "was flummoxed by the ultimate mystery of mysteries: what led to the origin of life itself?"1

Since Darwin's time, his naturalistic followers have been diligently seeking the answer. During a recent conference at Arizona State University, a collection of scientists discussed this very question. By the end of the discussion, the answer was clear—they don't know.

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The Origin of Language

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Theories of the origin of language are first discussed from a linguistic point of view in secular writing. Evolution had less effect on linguistics than on other social sciences, yet history shows that secondary effects were felt. No true link has ever been found with animal communication. The work of Noam Chomsky brought linguists back to uniquely human origins for language, but the question is so complex that little headway can be made without investigation of mental factors.

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Catholic Pontifical Academy of Science (PSA) Dominated by Atheistic Evolutionist and Theistic Evolutionist

Maciej Giertych is a retired Polish Professor of Genetics and currently a member of the European Parliament. He is fluent in English & each year sends an update of his activities.

He is one of the very few anti-evolution scientists who does not inject the "religion" element in his publications against macro-evolution.

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The Origin of Life: A Problem for Evolution

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In the mid 1800’s, when Charles Darwin was proposing his theory of evolution, two other scientists were disproving a commonly held notion.  At the time, many people believed in spontaneous generation.  Spontaneous generation is the belief that living things can arise from non-living material.  According to this view, worms, flies or even mice would simply spring forth from decaying meat, grain or other materials.  Scientists of the day had no idea about the complexity of the molecules that make up even the tiniest living thing.

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Why I Rejected 'Theistic Evolution'

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Theistic evolution is a significant threat to the Christian church.  It undermines the very foundation of the Christian faith and causes people to doubt the truth of Scripture.

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Creation Teaching Makes a Difference

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Evolutionary biologist Ernst Mayr was described by the late Stephen Jay Gould as ‘The world’s greatest living evolutionary biologist and a writer of extraordinary insight and clarity.’1  Mayr, who recently turned 100 years old, reflected on 80 years of studying evolutionary biology in an article in Science.2 

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The Biblical Flood and the Grand Canyon

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Case promoting Biblical Flood

The Grand Canyon is a massive geological feature in the US state of Arizona. Due to efforts of conservationists, the region became a Forest Preserve in 1893 and was protected from unrestricted hunting and logging. Later, because of its popularity, the region was made into Grand Canyon National Park. The park covers over 1.2 million acres of land[1], and hosts nearly 5 million visitors annually.[2].

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Limitations of Science

Scientific research has a tremendous influence on society today, not only in terms of advances in technology, but also in our world view. The conclusions of science are often highly regarded by the public and by scientists themselves, but the limitations of science are not always appreciated. Therefore, it is important to consider these limitations in order to evaluate the impact of science on human health and well-being and its effect on our world view, especially when the conclusions of science may contradict religious beliefs.

 

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Cherry-picking from the Bible to rationalize sin

Bessette is a mechanical engineer living in Roanoke who designs heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for commercial and institutional buildings. He is a member of Sovereign Grace Community Church.

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The Fossil Record Supports Creationism

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A letter to the editor of The Roanoke Times Opinion

The Fossil Record Supports Creationism

Garry Trudeau states in his April 20, 2003 comic strip "Doonesbury (really, a leftist commentary" that President Bush, by not believing in evolution "has closed his mind to vast areas of human experience and knowledge."

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12 Arguments Evolutionists Should Avoid

For years, we’ve maintained a list of arguments creationists should avoid. There are enough good arguments for biblical accuracy and a young earth that dubious claims can safely be discarded. Now we want to address a similar topic: arguments evolutionists should avoid. These worn-out tropes have not only passed their expiration date, but they never should have been made to begin with.

Argument 1: Evolution is a fact

When our core beliefs are attacked, it’s often easy for humans to retreat to statements such as this: “My belief is a fact, and yours is wrong.”

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