Tag : apologetics press

When Bryan Took the Stand

When Bryan Took the Stand by Brad Bromling, D.Min.   As the summer heat was beginning to swelter in the small Tennessee town of Dayton, a cultural war raged in its packed courtroom. Ostensibly, John Thomas Scopes, a high school…

February 6, 2017

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

What is the Multiple Gap Theory?

What is the Multiple Gap Theory? by Bert Thompson, Ph.D.   Q. Not long ago, a friend suggested to me an idea that he felt would allow a person to believe in an old Earth and yet still accept the…

December 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

The Days of Genesis 1–Literal or Figurative?

The Days of Genesis 1–Literal or Figurative? by Brad Bromling, D.Min.   Q. Were the days of creation described in Genesis 1 long periods of time or normal days? A. The natural reading of Genesis points clearly toward the latter,…

October 24, 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

New Findings Show Flaws In Old-Earth Dating Methods

New Findings Show Flaws In Old-Earth Dating Methods by Kyle Butt, M.Div. For decades the general population has been informed that numerous “scientific” evidences prove beyond all doubt that the age of the Earth should be measured in billions of…

June 28, 2016

Science Can No Longer Stomach Dinosaurs-to-Birds Theory

Science Can No Longer Stomach Dinosaurs-to-Birds Theory by Kyle Butt, M.Div. For decades now, the evolutionary community has been batting around the theory that dinosaurs evolved into birds (Thompson and Harrub, 2001). In fact, if you keep your ear to…

March 7, 2016