You Weren’t There

Donald Prothero has written a useful article about radiometric dating and young-earth creationist lies and distortions about the subject. The article includes this meme image:     [Read more...]

Jesus’ Wife is Really Old

Via Jim Davila I learned that Harvard Magazine has an article which explains why announcing the results of the scientific dating of the fragment known as the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife took so long, and what the outcome is at the end of that process. Larry Hurtado also mentioned the breaking news, with links to [Read More...]

Creationists and Carbon 14

The quotation comes from a comment on Facebook, and is used with permission. The comment was on this post from “Questioning Answers in Genesis” which I shared, which addresses a specific claim that Ken Ham made in his debate with Bill Nye, as well as the broader issue of what young-earth creationists say about radiometric [Read More...]

Young-Earth Creationists Just Want To See The Whole World Burn

My attention was drawn to a site calculating the temperature that would have been caused by the radiation if young-earth creationist claims about radioactive decay rates were true. That would make the Earth in the era of its early stories a fiery furnace. And thus if heaven represents a restoration of Eden, then to accept [Read More...]

Ice Age Creationism

The Answers in Genesis web site has a fascinatingly amusing discussion (previewing an article in their magazine) about the timing of the Ice Age within the framework of their insistence that creation occurred 6,000 years ago. This means that they date the Pleistocene Era after the flood. The article cites evidence from radiometric dating, the [Read More...]

Lead Codexes in the News Again

Here are some blogs and bloggers that discuss the subject: Jona Lendering, Jim Davila, Mike Heiser, Tom Verenna, and Jim West (twice). [Read more...]


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