Bible Answers Archive

Is It Possible for a Protein Molecule to Come into Existence by Chance?

Evolutionary theory concerning how the first organized form of primitive life evolved hardly corresponds to reality. First, there is not the slightest evidence for an evolutionary sequence among the unimaginably […]

Is the Mind Identical to the Brain?

Did God create us as body-soul unities, or are we merely material beings living in a material world in which reason is reduced to a conditioned reflex? First, logically, we […]

Are Ape-Men Fictions, Frauds, and Fantasies?

As has been well said, there is no business like bone business. Pithecanthropus erectus, Piltdown man, and Peking man are prime exemplars. First and perhaps best known among the ape-men […]

Did God Create Inherently Flawed Eyes?

Darwin used the human eye to illustrate “organs of extreme perfection and complication.” To neo-Darwinists*, however, the human eye is a case of ill-designed optics. So what gives? First, while […]

Did Hippos Evolve into Whales?

In The Origin of Species, Darwin speculated that bears might well evolve into whales: “I see no difficulty in a race of bears being rendered by Natural Selection*, more and […]

What Is Darwin’s Tree of Life?

According to Charles Darwin’s Tree of Life*, humans and fruit flies share a common ancestor. According to Richard Dawkins, so do boys and bananas. This begs the question: What is […]

Is It Reasonable to Believe That Scales Evolved into Feathers?

A primary evolutionary contention is that, in the course of merely millions of years, reptilian scales became more and more like feathers until, one day, the perfect feather emerged. Is […]

Is Pro-Avis a Missing Link Between Lizards and Birds?

A few years after Harvard’s Stephen Jay Gould ruled out Archaeopteryx a s a missing link, Yale’s John Ostrom proposed Pro-avis. Is Pro-avis a function of science or just science […]

Is There a Biblical Distinction Between Dinosaurs and Dragons?

Young-earth creationists* often argue that the Bible is full of references to dinosaurs. Nineteenth-century English paleontologist Sir Richard Owen did not coin the word dinosaur (“terrible lizard”) until 1841, thus […]

Are Behemoth and Leviathan Dinosaurs?

Behemoth (Job 40) and Leviathan (Job 41) are frequently referenced as evidence that the patriarch Job lived alongside such dinosaurs as brachiosaurus and kronosaurus. Is this fact or fiction? First, […]