Sam A. Smith [This is an addendum for the reader who would like more information, and perhaps a little historical perspective on creation views. Some readers will undoubtedly ask, “If Recent Creationism isn’t true, what other options exist?” Hopefully this information will help clear the fog.] A brief history of biblical cosmology In the past, … Continue reading Recent Creationism and the Bible, Part 5: A Brief History of Creation Views
Sam A. Smith In writing this series of articles I have repeatedly stated that I am a Bible-believing Christian with over forty-five years of Bible teaching experience and twenty-two years in Christian education (Bible and science). I believe every word of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. I believe that the six days of Genesis … Continue reading Recent Creationism and the Bible, Part 4: Please, Stop Crippling Your Kids!
Sam A. Smith [Note to the reader: If you haven’t read the first two articles in this series, you are urged to do so; some of what is said here presupposes a familiarity with that material. This article is not intended to be a defense of the Christian worldview against naturalism; that would require a … Continue reading Recent Creationism and the Bible, Part 3: Recent Creationism—Astronomy Tells a Different Story
Sam A. Smith The misapplication of “creation science” While Recent Creationism claims to be a biblical view, its support is almost entirely from creation science. The following are examples of the kind of scientific information used: 1) Decay of the Earth’s magnetic field indicates it is less than ten thousand years old. 2) The amount … Continue reading Recent Creationism and the Bible, Part 2: Why Recent Creationism is Illogical
Sam A. Smith If I may set the stage for my comments, let me say that I am a Christian, with a firm commitment to the full verbal inspiration of the Bible, including the opening chapters of the Book of Genesis. As well as being a Bible teacher for the past forty-five years, I have … Continue reading Recent Creationism and the Bible, Part 1: The Bible Does NOT Teach a Recent Creation!