September 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

Subscribe

« How Science and Religion Converge Rather Than Conflict – Part 4 of 5 | Main | Fourth Week of Advent »

December 19, 2014

Comments

I think it's time to evaluate the presuppositions of geological time and of Ussher time, lay them side-by-side on one table, and make the comparison clear.

Ussher's presuppositions are pretty clear, I think.

Do we have an adequate story for the establishment of geological time (i.e. the interpretation of rock layers in years)? Who was the first geologist or astronomer to propose a date that fits in today's timescale? When was the timescale accepted, and who was party to the acceptance?

The comments to this entry are closed.