Is there positive scientific evidence supporting the Biblical timeframe of thousands of years? Hundreds of different processes have been used to estimate the age of the earth. Scientific evidences from many fields dispute evolutionary timescales but cohere with Biblical chronology. The weight of the scientific evidence is that the earth is thousands, not billions, of years old.
This is the last in a series of six articles on the age of the earth.
2008.05 Age of the Earth 1 — Essentials
2008.06 Age of the Earth 2 — Jesus’ View
2008.07 Age of the Earth 3 — Genealogies
2008.08 Age of the Earth 4 — History’s View
2008.09 Age of the Earth 5 — Radiometric Dating
Click 2008.10 Age of the Earth 6 — Scientific Dating Methods
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Tags: diamonds, ocean, DNA, carbon 14, half life, radioactive decay, Biblical chronology, parent component, daughter component, mountain erosion, scientific clock, salt concentration, decay of earth’s magnetic field, population growth rate
©William T. Pelletier, Ph.D.
“contending earnestly for the faith” (Jude 1:3)
For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and made it holy.
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