Christian science and dating
In the following article, some of the most common misunderstandings regarding radiocarbon dating are addressed, and corrective, up-to-date scientific creationist thought is provided where appropriate. Radiocarbon is used to date the age of rocks, which enables scientists to date the age of the earth.Radiocarbon is not used to date the age of rocks or to determine the age of the earth.CMI Editors What is a Christian to make of radioactive dating?Isn’t the evidence for millions of years of earth history overwhelming?For more than ten years now a paper by Roger Wiens entitled ‘Radiometric Dating: A Christian Perspective’ has been saying that radio-isotopic dating is absolutely reliable and the earth is definitely millions of years old.Wiens, a physicist employed by the Space & Atmospheric Sciences Group at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, presents his paper as a long and detailed tutorial on the theory behind radioactive dating.
That is clear to anyone who reads it for the first time. Eddy and the History of Christian Science was published in November 1909 in New York by Doubleday, Page & Company. Mc Clure, assigned five writers to work on the articles: Willa Cather, winner of the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, who had joined Mc Clure's as an editor in 1906; Georgine Milmine, a freelance reporter who originally brought some of the research to Mc Clure's; Will Irwin, Mc Clure's managing editor; Burton J.Mostly ghostwritten by the novelist Willa Cather, the book is a highly critical account of the life of Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910), the founder of Christian Science, and the early history of the Christian Science church in 19th-century New England. Hendrick and Mark Sullivan, both staff writers; and, briefly, the journalist Ida Tarbell.Abstain from alcohol and drugs, they alter one’s perception and interfere with knowing one’s True Spiritual Identity.In Christian Science, sensuality is something to be counteracted as well.