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A review of the book, Darwin Retried: An Appeal to Reason. the evidence for evolution is so weak it should not be considered a valid theory. Creation is not favored either. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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A review of the article, Non-Poisson Distributions Observed During Counting of Certain Carbon-14-Labelled Organic (Sub)Mono-Layers.Small anomalies in counting C-14 disintegrations are probably explained by the experimental conditions and do not offer help for reducing the chronology based on C-14. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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The Ginkgo Petrified Forest

The Gingko Petrified Forest in western Washington state contains a large variety of petrified plant species, more than any other site known. The plants represent a mixture of tropical and temperate species that appear to have been transported and not grown in situ. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 2.

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The Genesis Genealogies as an Index of Time

The age of the earth and the antiquity of man are of no particular theological import in and of themselves, though theologians have become interested in the subject because of the purported discrepancy between the biblical view of these periods and that now held by most modern scientists.

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Why a Publication on Origins?

Origins is a new journal, aimed primarily at the Seventh-day Adventist educator, with the goal of rightly representing the Creator and His relationship to the created world. Published in Origins v. 1., n. 1.

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Towards the Development of a General Theory of Creation

A general theory of creation is proposed, consisting of ten postulates derived from divine revelation and informed by observations of the created world. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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Rationalism, Empiricism and Christianism as Philosophical Systems for Arriving at Truth

The use of the scientific method in the context of the philosophical system of christianism has advantages over its use in empiricism. The unity of truth makes the position of the scientific method within a system which encompasses all truth the more reasonable and reliable alternative. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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Fossil Tree Orientation in the Chinle Formation

Trees were measured at nine locations in two general areas in Arizona and Utah. Preliminary data show very strong orientation of logs at most sites. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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California Science Textbook Controversy

EDITOR’S NOTE: Original pagination for this article was p 29-34. 

The teaching of creation in science classrooms has become a hot political issue in California, involving the California Department of Education, the National Association of Biology Teachers, the National Academy of Sciences, and the creationist community. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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Bible-Science Association Meets in Milwaukee

The first large, public creationist convention ever held in the United States convened in the Holiday Inn Central in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 10-13, 1972. The object of this gathering was to strengthen belief in the Genesis account of creation through scientific disciplines. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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Flood Models Studied

The Bible-Science Subcommittee of the Biblical Research Committee of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists met a year ago to begin the development of an adequate flood model. Such a model proposes to correlate the Biblical description of the flood with geological and paleontological evidence. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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A review of the book, The Missing Link (The Emergence of Man Series, Vol II). Australopithecines are presented as the evolutionary link between fossil apes and humans. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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A review of the book, Genesis in Space and Time. The author’s thesis is that the earth, the creation story and other events related in Genesis are clearly part of the flow of Biblical history. No volume that I have read shows as clearly the opinion of other Bible authors and Jesus Himself toward the historicity of Genesis.Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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Famous Fossils From a Mountaintop

Thousands of well-preserved Cambrian fossils are found in the Burgess Shale of Alberta, Canada. These Cambrian fossils are complex and diverse, in contradiction to the expectations of evolutionary theory. Published in Origins v. 1, n. 1.

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Unusual Fossils From a Mountaintop

This article is an update of the article, Famous Fossils on a Mountaintop (Origins v. 1, n. 1)

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Theological Dimensions of the Christian Doctrine of Creation

Only in confrontation by God in Christ and only in commitment to him through faith does the meaning of creation come Only in the experience of re-creation in Christ can we truly confess that we believe in God the Father almighty, the maker of heaven and earth.

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The Essential Knowledge

An excerpt from the book Testimonies for the Church, Volume Eight, where Ellen G. White discusses the relationship between nature, God, and our understanding of His creation.

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Mountains and Mountain Building

A collection of statements from the writings of Ellen G. White inspired by the majesty and beauty of mountains.

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Antediluvian World Conditions

A collection of statements from the writings of Ellen G. White on the world and its inhabitants before the flood

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