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Reactions to the editorial, Beyond Design, and the article Genesis 5 and 11: Chronogenealogies in the Biblical History of Beginnings. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 2.

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The Meaning of the Chronogenealogies of Genesis 5 and 11

Genesis creation is intended to be the beginning or opening of history. The genealogies in Genesis 5 and 11 contribute to the progression of time in scripture. They trace humankind in time and through time forward to two heroes, Noah and Terah. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 2.

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Implications of Various Interpretations of the Fossil Record

The various interpretations of the fossil record given above show how one can gradually change his ideas from a belief in creation as described in the Bible to naturalistic evolution. There are sociological factors that favor a trend in this direction. This writer hopes that efforts will be made to go in the opposite direction closer to God. Man's most important relationship is with his God, and we should do all we can to improve it. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 2.

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Argentavis Magnificens: World’s Largest Flying Bird

A fossil bird from Argentina is now regarded as the largest known flying bird. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 2.

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Wood from the Ark — a Knotty Problem

A review of the article, Wood from "Mount Ararat": Noah's Ark? Wood retrived from Mount Ararat dates by carbon-14 at about 700 AD, much too young to be related to Noah's ark. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 2.

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Beetles Indicate a Faunal Change in the Arctic During Cenozoic Time

Changes in the distributions of fossil beetles in Pleistocene sediments provide further evidence that significant climatic change has taken place in post-flood times. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 2.

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Beyond Design

Creationists who want to use the scientific method need to develop and test theories based on creation, and not to be satisfied merely to show that some phenomenon is designed. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 1.

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Reactions to the articles, Questoins on the Methodology of Geology, and The Interpretation of C-14 Dates. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 1.

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Some Recent Data from Venus and Jupiter: Implications for Cosmogony

Recent planetary exploration by unmanned satellites has expanded significantly our solar system. It was hoped that these explorations would unify the concepts regarding the cosmology of the solar system. The reverse has occurred. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 1.

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Genesis 5 and 11: Chronogenealogies in the Biblical History of Beginnings

It is important to consider Genesis 5 and 11 in view of: 1) their unique nature and function in the book of Genesis and in relation to other genealogies, 2) their textual history, and 3) their interpretation. It shall be the purpose of this paper to reflect on the first two of these areas of importance. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 1.

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Georgia House Bill 690

A bill in the Georgia state legislature mandating the teaching of creation when evolution is taught was passed in both houses of the legislature but differences in the two versions prevented it being passed into law. Supporters hope to see it passed in the next session of the legislature. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 1.

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A Methodological Manual

A review of the book, How to Think About Evolution and Other Bible-Science Controversies. Written for creationists, the book mainly addresses questions of speciation and change, and proposes that conflict between creationists and evolutionists is often due to failure of communication, and both sides should be regarded as engaged in honest attempts to discover truth. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 1.

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Public Opinions Regarding Creation and Evolution

A recent Gallup poll showed that about half the U.S. population believe in the creation of Adam and Eve as the first humans. University education tends to reduce belief in creation, suggesting a pattern of indoctrination during university education. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 1.

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Can the Bible Establish the Age of the Earth?

I maintain that there is no biblical basis for any date in the B. C. scale for a biblical event preceding the birth of Abraham.

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Beyond Science

Exclusion of the supernatural by science has restricted theories of origins to purely naturalistic processes. Large numbers of people are looking for broader explanatory approaches that accommodate their own experiences of love, morality and beauty. Published in Originsi v. 7, n. 1.

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Reactions

Reaction to the another reaction to the article, The Unity of the Creation Account. Published in Origins v. 7, n. 2.

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The Attitude of University Students Toward the Teaching of Creation and Evolution in the Schools

This study has shown that the majority of both graduate and undergraduate students favor the two-model approach for the teaching of origins. Published in Origins v. 6, n. 2.

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The Organic Levels of the Yellowstone Petrified Forests

The normal accumulation of organic debris and the subsequent formation of humus and true soil which proceeds relentlessly on modern growth surfaces does not readily account for several of the phenomena seen in the organic levels of Yellowstone. Published in Origins v. 6, n. 2.

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Publicity for Creation

Lack of academic freedom is claimed by students who want both creation and evolution taught in biology classes at Iowa State University, and is reflected in several Darwinian-based publications. Published in Origins v. 6, n. 2.

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Questions on the Methodology of Geology

A review of the book, The Structure of Geology. Geology differs from sciences such as physics because it is largely "retrodictive", inductive, and historical. Published in Origins v. 6, n. 2.

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