Questions & Answers - Age of the Earth


Introduction

Sub-sections on this page:

Age of the Earth


Fossils


Old Earth Creationism

What do major Christian leaders/organizations think about the age of the earth ?
         John Ankerberg
Gleason Archer
John Battle
Michael Behe
Henri Blocher
James Montgomery Boice
William Jennings Bryan
Walter Bradley
Jack Collins
Chuck Colson
Paul Copan
William Lane Craig
Millard Ericksen
Robert Gange
Norman Geisler
John Gibson
Robert Godfrey
Guillermo Gonzales
Victor Hamilton
Hank Hannegraff
Jack Hayford
Fred Heeren
Charles Hodge
Walter Kaiser
Meredith Kline
Greg Koukl
C. S. Lewis
Paul Little
Ken Matthews
Patricia Mondore
J. P. Moreland
Robert Newman
Greg Neyman
Mark Noll
J. I. Packer
Nancy Pearcey
Perry Phillips
William Phillips
Mike Poole
Vern Poythress
Bernard Ramm
Jay Richards
Pat Robertson
Hugh Ross
John Sailhammer
Fritz Schaefer
Francis Schaeffer
C. I. Scofield
Chuck Smith Jr.
David Snoke
Lee Strobel
Ken Taylor
Bruce Waltke
B. B. Warfield
Gordon Wenham

Objections to Old Earth Creationism

Evaluating Young Earth Creationism


A scientist I know is interested in Christianity. He asked, "Science has shown us that the earth is about 4.5 billion years old. Doesn't this contradict the Bible?"
[ EmQ-05092401, from Gordon S, September 2005 ]

Does the Bible tell us how old the Earth is?
[ EmQ-05092402, adapted from Gordon S, September 2005 ]

Why does the Bible NOT tell us how old the Earth is?
[ EmQ-05092403, adapted from Gordon S, September 2005 ]

Is the Bible open to the idea of an old earth?
[ EmQ-05092404, adapted from Gordon S, September 2005 ]

A scientist I know is interested in Christianity. He asked, "Science has shown us the existence of fossils from creatures that lived millions of years ago. Doesn't this contradict the Bible?"
[ EmQ-05092405, from Gordon S, September 2005 ]

Is the Bible open to the idea of creatures that lived millions of years ago?
[ EmQ-05092406, adapted from Gordon S, September 2005 ]