CREATION

Why is the universe the way it is? How can we account for the order and beauty that we see in it? Where did it all come from? This section explores these questions and more.

Stephen Meyer: God and the Origin of the Universe

Stephen Meyer: God and the Origin of the Universe

Stephen Meyer here unfolds the evidence for a finite universe and a beginning to space, time, and material existence. What does this evidence matter? Meyer spoke at Discovery Institute’s 2019 Dallas Science and Faith Conference. These presentations are now online:...

God. Black holes and Stephen Hawking

God. Black holes and Stephen Hawking

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking is famous for his work on black holes but in his latest book The Grand Design he falls into a conceptual black hole of his own making. Until recently Stephen Hawking was Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University and is now...

Were There Days Before God Created the Sun?

Were There Days Before God Created the Sun?

ICR recently received a letter asking a common creation question. Genesis 1 describes the creation of all things in six days. Since Genesis says God didn’t create the sun until Day 4, that means the first three days had no sun. Can we consider them real days without...

A Universe from Nothing?

A Universe from Nothing?

Could the universe have come from nothing? To most people, the question sounds absurd. From nothing, nothing comes. But some contemporary scientists have argued that something can come from nothing. For example, in his book A Universe from Nothing, cosmologist...

Vilenkin on the Universe’s Coming into Being without a Cause

Vilenkin on the Universe’s Coming into Being without a Cause

Dr. Craig, My question has to do with Alexander Vilenkin and his idea of a quantum nucleation as the explanation for the origin of the universe. His view that the universe came into existence by means of a quantum event without a quantum field,...

How Young Is the Young Earth?

How Young Is the Young Earth?

According to the mainstream Big Bang idea, our universe abruptly sprang into existence some 15 billion years ago, sending matter careening through space. After millions of years it had cooled enough to coalesce into billions of rotating proto...

Augustine: young earth creationist

Augustine: young earth creationist

Theistic evolutionists take Church Father out of context  (Wikipedia.org) As his theology matured, Augustine abandoned his earlier allegorizations of Genesis that old-earth creationists and theistic evolutionists have latched onto in an attempt to justify adding deep...

Science & Christianity

Science & Christianity

“Christianity is completely irrational  and not testable. Without evidence why  should I believe it?” Richard Dawkins is a world famous lecturer at Oxford University and a passionate defender of the theory of evolution. He’s also a committed atheist who once wrote a...

Creationism

Creationism

In the midst of the debates — or wars — concerning the issues of creation and evolution, there is a tendency to over-generalize. Both sides often refer to the opposing side with the broad term of either “evolutionist” or “creationist.” And yet there exists within both...