Classic Defense of Genesis

Featured as a back-of-page article in the CSABC Quarterly Letter of March 2004 Introduced by Richard Peachey Excerpted from Benjamin Wills Newton. 1882. Remarks on “Mosaic Cosmogony,” being the Fifth of the “Essays and Reviews.” 3rd edition (revised). London: E.J. Burnett. pp. 7, 11f., 24f., 39f., 59, 61, 92f., 99f.,

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Is a “Day” Really a Day in Genesis 1? Here’s What the Hebrew Scholars Say!

Featured as a back-of-page article in the CSABC Quarterly Letter of September 2003 by Richard Peachey For those who feel they must try to reconcile the Bible with evolutionary thinking, one great difficulty turns out to be the Bible’s clear statement that creation was accomplished by God’s powerful command “in

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Theistic Evolution: Can this “Marriage” be saved??

Featured as a back-of-page article in the CSABC Quarterly Letter of March 2003

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“Finding Darwin’s God” — Is It Possible?

Featured as a back-of-page article in the CSABC Quarterly Letter of December 2002 by Richard Peachey Kenneth R. Miller, Ph.D., is a professor of biology at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He has coauthored (with Joseph Levine) a life science textbook used in many British Columbia high schools (Biology.

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Sir John William Dawson: A Great Canadian Creationist

Featured as a back-of-page article in the CSABC Quarterly Letter of September 1999 by Richard Peachey November 19, 1999, will mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Canada’s greatest creationist scholar: Sir John William Dawson (1820-1899). Dawson was an internationally known scientist and educator who served as principal of

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“Men of Science — Men of God”

Bible-Believing Men who Founded (or Made Major Contributions to) Scientific Disciplines (after Henry Morris) Scientist Contribution Francis Bacon (1561-1626) Scientific method Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) Physical astronomy, Laws of planetary motion Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) Hydrostatics, Hydrodynamics, Differential calculus, Probability Robert Boyle (1627-1691) Modern chemistry, Gas dynamics John Ray (1627-1705) Natural history (Biology) Nicolas Steno (1631-1686) Stratigraphy Isaac Newton (1642-1727) Dynamics, Calculus, Gravitation Karl von Linné

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Science: Child of the Biblical Worldview

by Richard Peachey (based largely on Nancy R. Pearcey and Charles B. Thaxton. 1994. The Soul of Science. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books) Various ancient cultures, such as China, were able to produce a high technology — but only Christianized western Europe generated true science based on the scientific method (experimental

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How a Literal Understanding of Genesis Promoted the Rise of Modern Science!

In this article, a non-creationist historian of science describes how a literal understanding of Genesis, as favoured by the Protestant Reformers, actually promoted rather than hindered the rise of modern science! All quotations are from Peter Harrison. 1998. The Bible, Protestantism, and the rise of natural science. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge

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Personalities in the Evolution/Creation Conflict

by Richard Peachey 1. An Early “Evolutionist”: Lucretius (c. 99 – c. 55 B.C.) Lucretius was an ancient writer with a naturalistic theory of origins. The quotations below are from his De Rerum Natura (“On the Nature of Things”), translated by W. H. D. Rowse (Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. Press,

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False, Flawed, and Unrepeatable — How “Science” is Losing its Aura

by Richard Peachey During the last decade or so, the weaknesses of current experimental science have been given increasing publicity. Below I provide a sampling of web-accessible articles from my (thick!) file titled “Questionable Science.” In the context of the origins controversy, my basic point is this: If experimental science, being

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