Note to Student: Please answer the following questions to be graded. These questions are designed to make you think. If you get stuck and cannot answer some of the questions, just leave them blank and we will fill them in for you.
There are many assumptions made about what Adam and Eve were
like and how they lived. Identify three of them:
Radioactive dating measures the time it takes a substance to
decay half of its mass. What assumptions are made to do this
calculation? (List three
possible events in the earth’s history which would not be
Is the length of the days of Genesis 1 related to the age of the
Yes [ ] No [ ]
Which statement describes the biblical viewpoint of uniformitarianism. (Check one.)
[ ] a. Totally uniformitarian
[ ] b. Totally catastrophic
[ ] c. Mostly uniformitarian
with occasional catastrophic events
[ ] d. Mostly catastrophic with occasional uniformitarian periods
Give an example of an undated event in the Bible.
Why is it that time is not a concern to God?
Why is it that man’s religions frequently want to establish specific times for biblical events?
Why does the idea of God creating the earth with fossils already in it and with all formations intact conflict with the nature of God?
How much time did God need to create the earth?
Please add any questions on this course of study that have not been answered so we can take care of any remaining ideas that are not clear in your mind.
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