Scientists have settled on the age of the earth of about 4.6 billion years as a result of research started almost 50 years ago.
This conclusion was based upon carefully designed and conducted experiments that compared the ratios in rock samples of parent elements to daughter elements ( some of which would have been from radioactive decay of the parent, some of which may have been present in the sample at the time of formation).
Some claim Genesis in particular, and the Bible in general looks mythical from this standpoint.
A full discussion of the topic must therefore include the current scientific challenge to the OE concept.
Knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming?
For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.” For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of water and in the water, by which the world that then existed perished, being flooded with water.
The crucial point here is: if YE theory can be established scientifically, then macroevolutionary theory falls!For this group I have also recently published “Stockholm Syndrome: The Psychological Mystery of Loving an Abuser”.Obviously, this article has created the need for sequels.There are three main assumptions that must be made to accept radiometric dating methods.These must be accepted on faith in uniformitarian and naturalistic frameworks.If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.