Essay on Creationism and Grand Canyon

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Comparative Essay Dating the Rocks of the Grand Canyon (Old Earth Comparative Essay 1 Dating the Rocks of the Grand Canyon (Old Earth vs. Young Earth) Dating the rocks of the Grand Canyon is a scientific way to find out the age of this mysterious landmark. The age of the Earth and the Grand Canyon is a question both of a biblical interpretation and scientific investigation. It can be viewed by an old earth creationist and young earth creationist. The two creationists have a difference of opinion concerning the formation and age of the Grand Canyon rocks. Old Earth View Old earth creationist see the days of Genesis as long…show more content…
The Grand Canyon has plenty of volcanic rocks near the bottom and the top. ICR, Institute for Creative Research, has been involved in a project for years to date these volcanic rocks. this study has come a long way to show that many of the Grand Canyon strata could have formed rapidly, and that the erosion of the Canyon by the Colorado River has not been going on for millions of years. Comparative Essay 3 Compare and Contrast . The Grand Canyon and its age determined by the young earth and old earth scientists will always be a controversy. Either the rock dating is the evidence of millions of years, or it is largely the evidence of Noah’s Flood. It can’t be both. If we believe what the geologists says that the earth is billions of years old and shows no sign of a worldwide Flood then that belief contradicts our belief in Noah’s Flood. If we accept God’s inspired testimony regarding the Flood, we cannot logically believe in millions of years. Noah’s Flood truly washes away millions of years. The debate about the age of the earth is ultimately a question of whose word we are going to trust, the all-knowing truthful Creator who has given us His book (the Bible) or scientists who give us their books that contain maybe errors and therefore are frequently revised. If you firmly trust and carefully read the Bible and become informed on creationist interpretations of the geological record, you can
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