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Discerning Literal from Figurative Parts of Genesis

One complaint about a figurative interpretation of the first half of Genesis is that it calls into question one’s interpretation of the rest of the Bible. If one doesn’t believe the straight-forward narrative statements in Genesis 1-11 are literal, then … Continue reading

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Do Comets Indicate a Young Earth?

One of the common arguments made for a young creation has to do with the age of comets. While the arguments seem reasonable at first, it’s pretty easy to see how they miss some key information. The interesting thing about … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Bankruptcy of Young Earth Creationism

The debates over creation and the correct interpretation of Genesis inevitably focus on intellectual arguments. Unfortunately, amidst arguments over the meaning of yom, the reliability of radiometric dating, and so on, it’s easy to lose track of the spiritual. But … Continue reading

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How Lake Beds Point to an Old Earth

One of the clearest pictures of an old earth comes from carefully looking at the bottoms of lakes. The evidence there gives a very convincing argument that the earth is at least tens of thousands of years old, hundreds of … Continue reading

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Simple Science Posts

So far, most of the articles written on Creation Reality have had to do with Biblical observations or spiritual reflections. In my next post, I’m going try something new: Short “Simple Science” articles that present scientific topics in (hopefully) simple … Continue reading

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God’s Sabbath Rest and YEC Claims

In an earlier post, we looked at Genesis 2:1-4 and saw how the description of God’s rest agrees best with other Scripture when it is interpreted as “repose” — a picture of ceasing work and being refreshed. This became clear … Continue reading

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Our Very Good Creation

Imagine looking out at a beautiful vista overlooking a vast forest, or contemplating the endless expanse of water at the ocean’s edge. Or recall a time you stood enraptured by the starry host at night, or gazed in fascination at … Continue reading

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