Middle East Questions, Editorial 19 May 2021

Editorial by John Mackay With all the ruckus in the Middle East try your hand at the test below as The Creation Guy, John Mackay, and the world-wide Creation Research team share both blessings and difficulties in this 19th May email. MIDDLE EAST Q & A Question: Which nation did God promise He would make […]

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Australia’s Christian Heritage to Go From Schools

Australia’s Christian heritage to go from schools, according to recommendations of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) released 29 April 2021. A review of the content of school subjects including History and Civics and Citizenship has recommended school students no longer be taught Australia has a Christian heritage. There will be more emphasis […]

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Purple Cloth

Purple Cloth From Biblical Times

Purple cloth from Biblical times found, according to Science (AAAS) News 29 January 2021, Times of Israel and PLoS ONE 28 January 2021 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245897.  Archaeologists in Israel have found pieces of woollen cloth coloured with a distinctive purple dye made from murex sea snails.  This dye gives a rich vivid purple colour and was […]

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Death Valley

Death Valley Heat “could torch the record book”

Death Valley heat “could torch the record book” claimed ABC (Australia) News 17 August 2020. On Sunday 16 August the temperature in Death Valley, California, was recorded a 54.4°C (130°F). That is certainly a scorching temperature, but it won’t burn any records no matter how many media sources “promote it”. The same event was reported […]

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Stone Tools

Undersea Aussie Aboriginal Artefacts

Undersea Aussie aboriginal artefacts found, according to reports in ABC News, The Conversation and James Cook University News 2 July 2020, and PLOS ONE 1 July 2020, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233912.  Archaeologists have found hundreds of stone tools and grinding stones at two sites on the seabed near the Dampier Archipelago, off the northwest coast of Western […]

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Female Male

“I Made It Up”, Writes Gender Theorist

“I made it up”, writes gender theorist in an article in Quillette 17 September 2019. Gender historian Christopher Dummitt of Trent University, Canada, was one of the leading promoters of the idea that gender is a social and cultural construct, rather than being based on the biological fact that there are two sexes – male […]

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Rain

Remarkable Rain Downunder

100 years ago remarkable rain downunder reported in Nature “From the Archive” 20 March 2019. Nature reported: “The Times of March 17 gives an account … of a remarkable Australian rainfall. It states that “the extraordinary rainfall at Melbourne threatens the greatest flood since 1891. The south-eastern corner of Victoria and New South Wales is […]

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People Walking

Neanderthals had Human Spines

Neanderthals had human spines, according to ScienceDaily 25 February 2019 and PNAS 25 February 2019, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1820745116. Researchers at the University of Zurich have used high resolution 3D scans to study an almost complete skeleton found in La Chapelle-aux-Saints in France in the early 20th century. Neanderthals have traditionally been shown has having a stooped […]

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Stars Over Mountain

Caveman Astronomy

Caveman astronomy found, according to ScienceDaily 27 November 2018, and Athens Journal of History 2018, arXiv:1806.00046. Scientists at Universities of Edinburgh and Kent have studied cave art in multiple sites in Europe and Turkey and concluded “they all display the same method for recording dates based on precession of the equinoxes, with animal symbols representing […]

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Mediterranean

Stone Age Seafarers

Stone age seafarers found according to articles in Science (AAAS) News 24 April 2018 and Science 27 April 2018 doi: 10.1126/science.360.6387.362. Over the past 10 years archaeologists exploring the Greek islands of the Ionian and Aegean Seas have been surprised to find artefacts dated as belonging to Stone Age humans or Neanderthals. In 2008 and […]

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