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All articles in category Scientific (including creation)

The Big Bang

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November 1998
Scientific (including creation)

The Big Bang

A generation that does not know the LordThe 5 November celebration in Lewes, East Sussex, has been a Big Bang for generations. Evidence points to it having begun shortly after the Gunpowder Plot in 1605.Over the years it grew into the biggest 5 November celebration on earth. This is not surprising for Lewes, aged…

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July 1998
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Faith-healing

The reader's interest in 'faith-healing' may have been revived after the revelation that England manager Glenn Hoddle recently asked Robbie Fowler to visit his faith-healer in an attempt to restore his form. Robbie apparently told reporters, 'I'm a Catholic lad and if I want help I'll go to see the local priest, not a…

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April 1998
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Darwin’s challenge to biblical creation

During the weeks before last Christmas, BBC Radio 4 carried a series of programmes giving popular presentations on the lives of famous scientists with the general title 'On Giants' Shoulders'. On 17 December, it was the turn of Charles Darwin. The revolutionary nature of his work was discussed by four leading Darwinian professors (Stephen…

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January 1998
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The Flood of Noah

'I am fairly at a loss to comprehend how anyone for a moment can doubt that Christian theology must stand or fall with the historical trustworthiness of the Jewish Scriptures. The very conception of the Messiah, or Christ, is inextricably interwoven with Jewish history; the identification of Jesus of Nazareth with that Messiah rests…

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December 1997
Scientific (including creation)

Alternative medicine

The popular appeal of alternative medicine is increasing. This article suggests a Christian approach to its evaluation. What is alternative medicine? Alternative medicine can he defined as therapeutic practice not included within the medical school curriculum. Alternative medicine therefore lies outside the scope of the basic medical sciences (including anatomy, physiology and biochemistry) and…

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October 1997
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Should christians be green?

In August, the oil giant BP withdrew its £1.4 million court action against Greenpeace Ltd, the British arm of the worldwide environmental crusade, lifting the threat of bankruptcy from the UK organization. Almost certainly, however, we have not heard the last of the matter. Activists from Greenpeace had invaded a BP drilling platform in…

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October 1997
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Haeckel’s humbug

One hundred and twenty years after the event, the popular press has admitted that the widely quoted work of Ernst Haeckel on the ‘evolution’ of the embryo was a fraud. Writing in The Times on 11 August, science editor Nigel Hawkes reports how recent work by Dr Michael Richardson of St George’s Hospital Medical…

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September 1997
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Sojourner probes the surface of Mars

After seven months travelling through space, NASA's Mars Pathfinder Mission achieved a successful landing on the surface of the red planet late on 4 July. The six-wheeled robotic vehicle, named Sojourner, has been actively nosing up to selected boulders and carrying out extensive analyses of their composition. The rocks have been given names designed…

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May 1997
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Jupiter moonies?

As this month's ET went to press, yet another 'alien-life' claim was made by space scientists in California. Pictures of Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, taken by Galileo space probe in February, reveal iced-over seas. The presence of liquid water on Europa, combined with the heat provided by volcanic activity, leads them to believe…

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Earth and the Christian

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January 1970
Scientific (including creation)

Earth and the Christian

The environment is at the centre of society’s agenda these days and most people go along with this. Christians, therefore, need to have a well thought-out response. What is a proper biblical view of the Earth and creation as a whole?The creation account in Genesis includes the refrain ‘and God saw that it was…

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