Note:  I do not know the author of this excellent article.  It was found at    http:/ /mywebpages.comcast.net/mkent595/Originoflife.html  Origin Of Life (and irreducible complexity)    notes            Origin of Life – 1 "Any theory with a probability of being correct that is larger than one part in 1040,000 must be judged superior to […]

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The Origin of Biological Information and the Higher Taxonomic Categories By: Stephen C. Meyer Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington September 29, 2004 On August 4th, 2004 an extensive review essay by Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, Director of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture appeared in the Proce edings of the Biological Society […]

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THE MIRACLE OF CREATION               In this book, we will principally consider the miracles performed by Jesus Christ during his approximately three year ministry on the earth.  We will ask questions about the evidence that these miracles actually happened.  We will make the effort to consider what is implied on a physical, scientific level […]

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How Old is the Earth? How old is the earth? That is a good question. Although I could provide my best estimate based on the scientific evidence, I can honestly say I do not know. One thing which can be said with confidence (as will be shown in this chapter) is that the earth appears […]

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Checkable Biblical Accuracy In each of the following cases, the Biblical writer had an opportunity to either state the widely held erroneous belief of his day, or to state a factually true description. In each case what was stated was true, demonstrating knowledge beyond the writer’s ability and thus necessarily from God. FACT AS STATED […]

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A PRECAUTIONARY TALE ABOUT MISQUOTING SCIENTISTS     Charles Darwin wrote, To suppose that the eye, with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light, and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd […]

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HERMENEUTICS   Some Definitions:   Hermeneutics:  The systematic study of the principles and methods of  interpr etation.   Or   The systematic study of the principles and methods of interpretation of the Bible.   Exegesis:  Explaining the meaning of the text;  i.e. what the author meant when he wrote to the people of his day.   […]

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 Power Point: Islam 2.19 Mb  Notes to accompany ISLAM (literally, submit the will in Arabic)   Founder:  Muhammad.  About 570 ? 632 AD, in Mecca, in modern Saudi Arabia.   Roughly 1 billion Muslims in the world.   Location:  Northern Africa, almost the entire Middle East, Pakistan Afghanistan, Bangaladesh, India, Albania, Indonesia and the Phillipines, […]

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   Mormonismo: Un Power Point. 1.09 Mb   Notas para Mormonismo / LA IGLESIA DE JESUCRISTO DE LOS SANTOS DE LOS ULTIMOS DIAS ?        Fundador: Jos? Smith (1805-1844) HISTORIA: ?        Jos? Smith. Nacido en Vermont, 1805, criado en el ?rea rural de Nueva York. ?        No fu? conocido por haber tenido un trabajo regular. ?        […]

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  Power Point: The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ? 1.16 Mb Notes to accompany MORMONISM (The Churchof Jesus Christof the Latter Day Saints)   Founder:  Joseph Smith  (1805 – 1844)   HISTORY:   Joseph Smith   Born in Vermont, 1805, raised in rural New YorkState.   Not known for holding a regular job […]

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   Power Point: Jehovah’s Witness 47.00 Kb   Notes to accompany: JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES   Background and History.   Founded by Charles Russel   Russel was influenced by the Adventist movement (let to the 7th DayAdventistChurch)   The Adventist/Millerite movement began in the 1830?s   William Miller used Daniel 8:14and Daniel 9:25(a very odd connection) to […]

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  Daniel Profeta de las Naciones 614.00 Kb Notas para Daniel, Profeta a Las Naciones abajo   Destinatarios principales de la carta: los jud?os que sufr?an durante la persecuci?n de Ant?oco Ep?fanes. Hay que notar que este es un paralelo cercano a Apocalipsis, cuyos destinatarios principales eran los disc?pulos que sufr?an bajo la intensa persecuci?n del […]

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  How We Got the Bible 3.94 Mb Notes to accompany HOW WE GOT THE BIBLE Many have claimed that the Old Testament contains a number of myths and legends which were created by Jewish writers in the two or three centuries before the time of Christ or soon thereafter.  Others would claim that most of […]

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   Power Point: Reflections on the Movie "The Passion of the Christ" 1.82 Mb Notes to accompany "Reflections on the Passion of the Christ."   Many have been shocked by the movie, The Passion of the Christ.             Not the kind of movie to see many times.   Not bringing in popcorn.   Rev 13:8   […]

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  Power Point: From Shadow to Reality 237.50 Kb   Outline for From Shadow to Reality   OT Theme:  The Messiah is coming   NT Theme:  The Messiah is here   Jesus is priest, prophet and king.  Jesus brings together the entire OT. Jesus says:  Everything must be fulfilled that was written about me Luke 24:44 […]

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   Power Point: The History of Science and Religion 787.00 Kb   Notes to accompany A History of Science and Christianity.    The ancient world:  Chaos vs Cosmos   1. Thales (585 BC) Predicted a Solar Eclipse: Nature is predictable. Cosmos and the human mind.   Melvin Calvin (atheist expert on the chemical origin of life):  ?The […]

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We do not know when the flood happened, but presumably it was at least several thousand years ago. I can only assume that human beings evolved the different “racial” characteristics over the past several thousand years. In a gene pool with a fairly broad genetic diversity, the physical characteristics which lead to the greatest survival […]

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You have rephrased my questions. Although it seems to be the same to ask “how much is 2 plus 2?” or “what is the result of the sum of the numeral 2 to another numeral 2?”, the approach taken to respond tends to required further analysis than just a simple response. Your response to my […]

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I cannot understand why there is the perception of God as a distant being, external to us. A ruler with a human personality and weaknesses, like a puppet master who seems to be not more than a magical-religious being, created by human mind to justify our existence and everything that surround us, instead of preferring […]

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I’m doing a brief study on the foundation of Christianity for our Bible study group and have been browsing your website. Am I correct in that in accordance with Jewish burial customs Jesus’ body would have been wrapped similar to that of an Egyptian mummy? If so would that not be further evidence against the […]

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1) The natural amino acids are L and D, and in proteins are only L. So in any hypothetical primordial soup, surely there would have been an equal proportion of both. The problem for the materialist is to answer how did the first proteins become just L amino acids (since racemic proteins can’t exist). If […]

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I have been asked a lot of questions over the years, but believe it or not, no one has ever asked me this question! Without context, I am not sure exactly what question you are asking. I would assume you are asking one of the following two questions: 1) What is the philosophical/theological definition of […]

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