Category : Linguistics

The Day-Day View: A Criticism Answered

The Day-Day View: A Criticism Answered by Wayne Jackson, M.A.   What is the “Day-Day” view? It is the view that considers the “days” of the creation week in Genesis 1 as exactly what the text implies—literal days of approximately…

January 4, 2017

The Bible and the Age of the Earth [Part III]

The Bible and the Age of the Earth [Part III] by Bert Thompson, Ph.D.   [EDITOR’S NOTE: Part I of this three-part series appeared in the August issue. Part II appeared in the September issue. Part III follows below and…

November 14, 2016

Popular Compromises of Creation—The Gap Theory

Popular Compromises of Creation—The Gap Theory by Bert Thompson, Ph.D.   It is rare in the creation/evolution controversy to find issues on which both creationists and evolutionists agree. Generally speaking, the two world views are light-years apart. But there is…

October 17, 2016

Is the Gap Theory Linguistically Viable?

Is the Gap Theory Linguistically Viable? by Justin Rogers, Ph.D.   [EDITOR’S NOTE: A.P. auxiliary writer Dr. Rogers serves as an Associate Professor of Bible at Freed-Hardeman University. He holds an M.A. in New Testament from Freed-Hardeman University as well…

October 10, 2016


  We Christians toss around some pretty monstrous words. Many important biblical words are frighteningly long. Think about, for example, propitiation. Or forbearance. Then, of course, there’s justification. Righteousness and unrighteousness. Reconciliation.  Each of these words is rich with theological meaning….

May 1, 2016

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Defining Evolution Part 1: Delineating Evolution, the Theory of Evolution, and Evolutionism

Within the Creation and Evolution debate, many discussions turn chaotic because individuals do not understand the differences between the generic use of evolution, the scientific Theory of Evolution, and the philosophical beliefs of Evolutionism. Quite often (usually by accident but…

April 12, 2016

C21C TV with David Rives | “The Importance of a Historical Genesis”

Creation in the 21st Century with David Rives Join David Rives on this episode as he welcomes Dr. Jonathan Sarfati of “Creation Ministries International” Dr. Sarfati and David discuss why it is SO important that we as believers, take the…

January 17, 2016

Irish Indians?

“Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:” Matthew 28:19 It has long been debated whether Christopher Columbus or Leif Eriksson was the first…

January 17, 2016

The Hebrew Word “Kesiyl” | Another Notch in Orion’s Belt

In ancient Greek literature, Homer and Hesiod refer to Orion as an important constellation, and give us a mythological account of Orion as a great hunter, before he was immortalized as a constellation in the sky. Long before those accounts,…

November 23, 2015