Something to make you smile on this windy and rainy South African Friday afternoon:
Scientists use a radiometric dating technique or process to determine an object’s age by its radioactive isotopes’ decay rate …
Now we could claim that radiometric dating is flawed, but let us assume that science is correct that the earth is 4.54 billion years old.1 ….
Bible scholars and chronologists use the Masoretic text to walk back the generations from Abraham to Adam. Based on their critical research of the Bible, they ascertained the earth to be about 6,000 years old, according to answersingenesis.org.
It gets better ….
The difference between the two claims is quite vast, and because of this, we can see how it has sparked systemic contemptuous debates from one generation to the next with neither side giving any ground to the other. Is there any other possibility? Is it possible that both science and theology have it correct? In my opinion, the answer to that question is yes; both sides are right in their conclusions.
Fortunately for the Neanderthals among us, he goes on to offer an explanation. However, it is as convoluted as one would expect from someone who would cite AIG as a credible source.
He concludes with this erudite and inciteful comment.
Well, as for me, I would rather be a fool for Jesus,
I would love for some of you lot to pop over and have a chat with him – I am banned, naturally.
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