Category : Baraminology

Insects Were on the Ark – Karl C. Priest

I love the cartoons of Noah, the Ark, and insects!  They usually involve mosquitoes or termites.  I saw one where Noah had a problem with the aardvark eating the ants.  Another one show drops of rain splattering around Noah as…

February 1, 2017

Who was Adam?

Adam was made in God’s image. He was formed from dust and had a soul. Adam was very bright, yet he still fell into rebellion against his Creator (Gen. 3). Eden was a perfect garden, but the forbidden fruit was…

July 15, 2016

Aristotle and the Genesis Kinds

Biological essentialism says that Essential Types of Life (ETL’s) vary within limits. Sounds like the Genesis kinds (baramin) doesn’t it? We read in Genesis 1:24 the following,   And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their…

June 14, 2016

Plant Kind Research

Introduction to Baraminology Part 2: Finding the Limits of Created Kinds

“And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that…

June 3, 2016

Plants in Hebrew

Understanding Creation in Hebrew Part 1: The Plants

How did the Creator make the Heavens, the Earth, and the life that is within them? Although theology and science are unable to tell us everything about the creation process, studying the Creation account in the original Hebrew language yields…

November 27, 2015

Plant Kind Research

Introduction to Baraminology Part 1: Why Study Created Kinds

While the general topics covered by Creationism are not directly salvation issues, anything that causes a believer to have doubts about the accuracy of Scripture is a major stumbling block. In recent decades, Evolutionism has spread rapidly and attacked the…

October 26, 2015

Students ask: “Is the evolutionary ‘tree of life’ real?”

Did you know that California public-school science textbooks teach that humans are cousins to…worms? Diagrams in both the 7th grade Focus on Life Science1 and 10th grade Miller & Levine Biology2 textbooks display a ‘family tree of life’, illustrating the path of evolution, from…

September 16, 2015