Gender Neutral Swedish God?

The Church of Sweden (Lutheran) has updated its book of worship to use gender neutral references to God, according to the Telegraph and The Local 24 November 2017. Instead of opening their services with “in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit” they can now use the gender-neutral phrase “In the name of […]

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Quote: Origen on Age of Earth

  “After these statements, Celsus, from a secret desire to cast discredit upon the Mosaic account of the creation, which teaches that the world is not yet ten thousand years old, but very much under that, while concealing his wish, intimates his agreement with those who hold that the world is uncreated.” Origen (AD.185-254) Contra […]

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DNA

Fake Science News: Canaanite DNA Disproves Bible

Scientists writing in the American Journal of Human Genetics, doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.06.013 August 3, 2017 claim: “Uncertainties also surround the fate of the Canaanites: the Bible reports the destruction of the Canaanite cities and the annihilation of its people; if true, the Canaanites could not have directly contributed genetically to present-day populations”.  This claim is reiterated […]

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Resurrection a Scientific Question

Resurrection a scientific question, according to a Letter to the Editor of Nature, vol. 433, p571, 10 February 2005. After Nature published an editorial suggesting that religious leaders should be consulted when dealing with ethical issues in science, an irate atheist wrote a letter protesting against this idea, which began: “I was horrified to read […]

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Quote: Kel Richards on the English Language

Popular ABC Radio commentator, Kel Richards (Australia), claims the rich and diverse idioms of the English language come from many sources, but two of them dominate: Shakespeare and the Bible. He writes: “From the Bible comes ‘the writing’s on the wall’, ‘the salt of the earth’, ‘turn the other cheek’, ‘the blind leading the blind’, […]

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Quote: Calvin on Age of Earth

“Albeit the duration of the world, now declining to its ultimate end, has not yet attained six thousand years. God’s work was completed not in a moment, but in six days.” John Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion 1 (Louisville, KY: The Westminster Press, 1960), p. 160-161, 182 J.T. McNeil, editor) Evidence News 27 May […]

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Life and Death Questions

Life and death questions are in this year as we received a number asking about what animals ate in the original created world described in Genesis, where there was no death. Question “Birds such as woodpeckers, seem very well designed to eat grubs and insects, so what would they have eaten in the Edenic world?” […]

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How Big Was Noah’s Foot?

How big was Noah’s foot? when the KJV says God told Noah “the length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits”. Genesis 6:15 KJV Silly Question? Not when you remember Noah’s Ark is given the length of 450 “feet” in many […]

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Chimp Religion

Religion may have developed from primitive behaviour evident in chimpanzees and apes, scientists claim, according to Daily Telegraph, Sydney, Australia, 22 February 2000. Great ape expert, Professor Robert Sussman, said that if chimpanzees could write there would be a “chimp bible”. He added “the Ten Commandments aren’t really talking about God. They are talking about […]

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Catholic Theologians on Biblical Accuracy

Pope Benedict XVI has said (24 April 2005), “We are not some casual and meaningless product of evolution.” This did not please the atheist-minded scientists in our society, who maintain with vehemence that we are as Richard Dawkins asserts: “The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, […]

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