Category : Archaeology

Are Biblical accounts copied from pagan religions? Part 2. The Resurrection

Since the original sin in the garden of Eden, mankind has searched for reasons not to believe God so he could live a life independent of God. In the garden, the serpent convinced Eve not to trust God. Why? Supposedly…

December 15, 2016

A New Fossil Tail

Did you ever play the game, “Telephone”, passing a whispered phrase down the line of people?  By the time the person on the end blurts out whatever they heard, it’s usually not what the first person said.  The silly game…

December 9, 2016

Are Biblical accounts copied from pagan religions? Part 1. The God of Creation

Recently while at work I overheard a discussion among some of my co-workers. They were agreeing among themselves that the Biblical accounts of things like the creation of the universe and the major events of Christianity – like the birth…

December 2, 2016

Facing the Facts

The late summer evening glow of the setting sun made the trees and rocks of the South Dakota Black Hills reverberate with a final splash of brilliant color before darkness cloaked their splendor for the night.  My flip-flops seemed to…

November 18, 2016

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

Dinosaur Blood and the Age of the Earth by Dr. Fazale Rana Bleeds Out and Dies on the Exam Table, by Mark Armitage

The following scientific article is Mark Armitage’s, not mine. This is a very special publication for me because Mark Armitage and his legal case regarding his discriminatory job termination at California State University Northridge is the reason I am actively…

November 12, 2016

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

The Bible and the Age of the Earth [Part II] by Bert Thompson, Ph.D.   [EDITOR’S NOTE: Part I of this three-part series appeared in the August issue. Part II follows below and continues, without introductory comments, where the first…

November 7, 2016

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

The Bible and the Age of the Earth [Part I] by Bert Thompson, Ph.D. [EDITOR’S NOTE: Part II of this three-part series appeared in the September issue. Part III appeared in the October issue.] In the current controversy over creation…

October 31, 2016

Feasting Fish

My excitement and nervousness rose as the powdery gray dust puffed up from where both my friend and I carefully chipped away at the flaky gray rock, revealing tiny areas of black, little by little. Those little areas of black…

October 21, 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