Bible Answers Archive

Do Recently Discovered T. Rex Bones Point to a Young Earth?

The Internet is awash with evidence that scientists have found “unfossilized” T. rex bones replete with “fresh blood cells and hemoglobin.” Thus, we now have “powerful testimony against the whole […]

Is There Evidence That Humans and Dinosaurs Walked Together?

Maybe you’ve seen it on the Internet, the popular claim that human footprints have been discovered alongside dinosaur tracks in the Paluxy Riverbed of Glen Rose, Texas. It is argued […]

How Do Progressive Creationists Deal with the Problem of Natural Evil Prior to Adam?

Progressive creationists* believe that animal suffering and death existed for millions of years prior to the creation of Adam and Eve. Thus the question: isn’t natural evil, like moral evil, […]

How Could a Good God Create a World in Which Things Go Desperately Wrong?

At first blush, it may seem as though there are as many responses to this question as there are religions. In reality, there are only three. Pantheism denies the existence […]

Could Carnivores and Catastrophes Have Existed Prior to the Fall*?

The sharpest point of contention between young- and old-earth creationists is death before Adam. Young-earth creationists* maintain that all death—including animal death—is a function of the fall. Old-earth creationists* believe […]

Is Animal Suffering a Consequence of Adam’s Sin?

I cannot persuade myself,” wrote Darwin, “that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created [the Ichneumonidae] parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living […]

Can Radiometric Dating Be Trusted?

A major contention of young-earth creationists* is that radiometric dating* (measuring radioactive decay) is not reliable because the rate of nuclear decay was greater in the past than it is […]

What About Trying to Find Contemporary Scientific Paradigms in Scriptural Passages?

Attempts to read scientific paradigms into scriptural passages have given Christianity one black eye after another. More often than not, a serious misunderstanding of the art and science of biblical […]

What About Progressive Creationism?

Progressive creationists*, like their young-earth counterparts, face significant challenges from both science and Scripture. First, the quest to find maximal harmony between science and Scripture has led to forced interpretations […]

Are There Gaps in the Genealogies of Genesis?

According to the famed chronology of Bishop James Ussher, the creation of Adam can be dated to precisely 4004 BC based on Old Testament genealogies such as those provided by […]

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