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Lindsay Harold

Lindsay has a Master's degree in biology and taught college-level biology courses, including General Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology, until she became a homeschool mom. She loves science in general, as well as biology in particular. She and her husband Doug met at a creation research conference and they discuss and debate creation and evolution topics regularly. Lindsay blogs about a variety of worldview and apologetics topics at Lindsay's Logic.

Scientific Reasons to Believe in Biblical Long Lifespans

Some people have viewed very long human lifespans in the Bible to be mistaken, or at least fantastic and difficult to believe. Could people have really lived over 900 years? That seems so foreign to us. However, let’s look at…

May 12, 2020

Was Jesus a Young Earth Creationist?

Was Jesus a Young Earth Creationist? What did He teach about the age of the Earth? As followers of Jesus, that should be an important point for us to consider. Can we determine from the New Testament records of Jesus’…

March 10, 2020

Long Ages or Young Earth: Distinguishing Between Competing Models

There are two main ways to view sedimentary rock layers. Either they are the accumulation of sediments slowly and gradually, as we see today in ocean floors and river beds, or they are laid down catastrophically, as flood deposits. If…

May 16, 2019

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Are Humans Really Only One Family?

In reading Genesis, some people assume that Adam and Eve had only Cain and Abel. Then Cain kills Abel and there are only three people on the planet at this point, and yet Cain somehow worries someone will kill him…

March 7, 2019

Human Development at the Beginning: Slower than Today?

It is fairly common among Young Earth Creationists to hear the claim that humans took much longer to mature in the beginning. There is speculation that perhaps humans originally took something like 50 years to reach maturity. This seems to…

October 14, 2018

God’s Mercy at the Tower of Babel

Have you ever thought about why God confused the languages of mankind at Babel? I think a lot of people see it as a sort of judgment, and perhaps it was in part, but I think there’s another aspect that…

March 15, 2018

Genesis is Both History and Theology

A number of Christian theologians and apologists who do not accept a young earth view teach that the first part of Genesis is not intended to be real history. One of their common arguments is that Genesis 1 need not…

January 5, 2018

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Distinguishing Between Apparent Age and Mature Creation

There is an important difference between a mature creation and apparent age. God is not deceptive and would not create things with a false appearance of age. But he did create the universe functionally mature. Careful study can show the…

December 4, 2017

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Crystals and Clocks: Evidence for Accelerated Radioactive Decay

Radiometric dating can take a number of different forms. In most cases, it involves measuring certain radioactive isotopes and their daughter products and a fairly simple half-life calculation which tells us how long it would normally take, at current rates…

November 13, 2017

Three Logical Prerequisites for Biological Evolution

One central question that proponents of biological evolution must answer is: How did the information in DNA arise? We might disagree on how much information is present in living things or even on how to quantify or define it, but…

October 30, 2017