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Ark Fever

A review of the books Noah's Ark: Fact or Fable?and The Ark File. Legends and stories of the ark on Mt. Ararat have not been confirmed. One must be careful not to be so eager to find the ark that one does not carefully check the evidence. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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Turbidites

This new concept indicates that some events in the past history of the earth may have proceeded much more rapidly than was previously believed. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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A Matter of Fairness

The various lines of argumentation which have been presented in recent years by those who have been promoting the teaching of either the general theory of evolution or creation in public schools reveal some significant inconsistencies. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Reactions

Reactions to the articles An Evaluation of the Use of Growth Lines in Geochronometry, Geophysics, and Paleoecology. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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C-14 Age Profiles for Ancient Sediments and Peat Bogs

Claimed correlation of C-14 ages with depth is not a sound argument for the accuracy of C-14 dates because in the great majority of cases, a linear relationship between depth and C-14 concentration does not exist. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Man: Creature and Explorer

The human brain is far more complex than anyone has described, but there is no evidence that its functions involve laws that are potentially inaccessible to science. The existence of purpose sets the mind apart from artificial systems such as computers, and we may never be able to fully decipher the workings of the brain. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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The Cruelty of Nature

Scripture gives the Christian scientist a foundation from which to begin his exploration of how the forces of evil reshaped a world created perfect. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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The Cupertino Story

A survey of citizens in the Cupertino Union School District, California, showed that a strong majority favored inclusion of creation in the curriculum. Officials ruled against including the origin of life in science classes, but there is some possibility of including it in courses on social studies. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Creation Convention II

The second Creation Convention was held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 18-21, 1974. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Literature Reviews

Reviews of the books, The Origins of Life on the Earth, and Speculations and Experiments Related to the Theories on the Origin of Life: A Critique. These two books present opposite views on the problem of the origin of life. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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The Spirorbis Problem

A tiny marine worm, Spirorbis, constructs a calcareous tube, and is often found attached to shells and debris in the ocean. Fossil Spirorbis are sometimes common in coal beds. Some have suggested Spirorbis lived in fresh-water habitats in the past, but this is highly unlikely. It is more likely that coal formed in marine waters during the Flood. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Science Against God?

Scientists commonly object to the idea that God might be active in nature because this would interfere with scientific inquiry. This may be true for a capricious god, but it is not true for the rational God of the Bible, and scientists need not fear that this God will prevent science from advancing. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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Reactions

Reactions to initiation of the journal, and to the article . Published in Fossil Tree Orientation in the Chinle FormationOrigins v. 1, n. 2.

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An Evaluation of the Use of Growth Lines in Geochronometry, Geophysics, and Paleoecology

Growth lines found in several invertebrates show promise of serving as a basis for many avenues of investigation. Their value as an independent method for geochronometry is presently questioned, while other methods of using them are being developed. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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The Fountains of the Great Deep

The words "burst forth" correspond to the words "were opened" and the expression "the fountains of the great deep" corresponds to the "windows of the heavens." This chiastic parallelism indicates that the waters below the ground came forth as the waters above the ground broke loose. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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A Philosophic Rationale for a Creation-Flood Model

In our efforts to aid honest people in gaining confidence in revelation, the one thing that will make the difference is a demonstration that in the practical world of research, flood geology works! Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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Research Fellowship Program

Ten fellowships have been awarded for research into various questions of interest to the Geoscience Reseach Institute. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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The Teaching of Creation and Evolution in the State of Tennessee

The state of Tennessee had a law banning teaching of origins that denied the biblical story of creation. This law was repealed by the state legislature in about 1967, but was soon replaced with another bill requiring equal time for creation. This bill still awaits final action. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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The Del Norte County Survey

A survey of citizens in Del Norte County, California revealed that a strong majority favor inclusion of creation in the public school curriculum. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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