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The Age of the Earth

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Basics

What is the age of the universe?

Is the universe eternal?

What is the age of the earth? How old is the earth?

Old earth vs. young earth—what are the core issues in the debate?

Young Earth Creationism

What is young earth creationism?

Is there any evidence for young earth creationism?

What happened on each of the days of Creation?

What is the God of the gaps argument?

What did God create on the first day of creation?

What did God create on the second day of creation?

What did God create on the third day of creation?

What did God create on the fourth day of creation?

What did God create on the fifth day of creation?

What did God create on the sixth day of creation?

What did God do on the seventh day of creation?

Scientific Challenges

How does the geologic timescale fit with the view of a young earth?

How does young earth creationism handle the evidence for millions of years in the fossil record?

How does the Cambrian Explosion fit within the framework of young-earth creationism?

What caused the extinction of the dinosaurs?

Is carbon dating a reliable method for determining the age of things?

How does radiometric dating fit with the view of a young earth?

Old Earth Creationism

What is old earth creationism?

What is the Day-Age Theory?

What is historical creationism?

What is Progressive Creationism and is it biblical?

The Gap Theory

What is the Gap Theory? Did anything happen in between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2?

Did God create other people in addition to Adam and Eve?

Does the Bible say anything about a pre-Adamic race?

Is the concept of Lucifer’s Flood biblical?

What is the first earth age? Is the concept of a first earth age biblical?

What is Serpent Seed doctrine?

Old Earth Theories

What is the God particle?

What does the Bible say about the ice age?

What does the Bible say about uniformitarianism vs. catastrophism?

Is the universe expanding?



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