JOHN E. writes:
In this entry
, Adam Skelton wrote:
I’m completely in the traditionalist camp, but I do think that Christianity needs to be disassociated from young earth creationism. It’s really not an intellectually tenable position, and whenever I hear a Christian preacher or teacher advocate it it makes me cringe. If we can’t harmonize the Christian story with an old earth, a relatively late mankind, and death (at least animal death) before man was even here and could have Fallen, then the Christian worldview has a huge, serious hole in it.
I know the entry is stale, but I’ve been meaning to challenge the ideas Adam Skelton presents here, not because I am a strong advocate for a young-earth position, but because I don’t understand how arguing for a young earth is intellectually untenable, and it seems that many who do hold to a young-earth position do so for good reasons (granted, many also do so with bad or no reason). Read More »