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resources for the study of the origins from a creation perspective


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    Faith, Reason, & Earth History - A Paradigm of Earth and Biological Origins by Intelligent Design Grade 11-Lifelong
    Download for free the 3rd edition of this landmark work presenting Brand’s "continuing argument for constructive thinking about origins and earth history in the context of Scripture, showing readers how to analyze available scientific data and approach...

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    Geoscience Research Institute Grade 6-Lifelong
    The website of this Adventist research organization provides links to a wealth of information for students and teachers of Science or Religion. The Institute uses both science and revelation to study the question of origins. Links provide access to a wide...

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    The Earth: Origins and Early History Grade 9-Grade 12
    A biblically-supported biology 9-12 textbook supplement for teaching the earth's origin and early history. The original text, now out of print, included a student textbook and teacher's manual with supplementary materials, objectives, lab activities, projects,...

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    In the Beginning - DVD and Free Resources Grade 7-Lifelong
    "At the heart of this documentary series is the journey of two college students, Matt and Tiffany, who are given the overwhelming assignment of gathering information about the origins of the universe from a theistic worldview. Taking an RV, they travel...

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    21 Great Scientists Who Believed the Bible Grade 7-Lifelong
    The lives, faith and scientific contributions of 21 scientists who accepted the truth of the Bible are discussed at length in this book. This selection of some of the great scientists made contributions in the fields of astronomy, biology, chemistry, electronics,...

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    A Biblical Theology of Creation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson discusses how a biblical theology of Creation is summarized in the four basics of reality contained in Genesis 1:1. (The first section of this file is an outline of a presentation.) The second half of the file is entitled "In the Beginning: How...

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    A Creationist's View of the Solar System Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Bible reveals a vital principle regarding the Creator’s activities. Undergirding every act of God is a far- reaching, loving purpose, stemming from infinite wisdom."

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    A Critique of Current Anti-Creationist Arguments and Creationist Responses, from a Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Brand discusses the scientific and philosophical issues behind the choice between naturalistic origins and biological origins by divine creation. Topics included are intelligent design and religion, irreducible complexity, self-organization, redundancy, origin...

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    A Journey of Faith and Science Grade 11-Lifelong
    The author, currently an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, has "found that though the conflict between faith and science may occasionally strain friendships, and has strained several of mine over the years, there is no logical tension between...

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    A Taxonomy of the Contemporary Design Landscape Tertiary-Lifelong
    The issue of 'Intelligent Design' sparks debate across the spectrum of scientists, professors and theologians. Rogers research seeks to explore what is meant by 'Intelligent Design' and discuss some of the many theories relating to its meaning.

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    Affirming Our Position on Creation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Responding to ongoing discussions in the church, the president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists urges Adventists to look to Scripture as the validity of their faith as it relates to origins.

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    An Adventist Approach to Earth Origins Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper is one of a set of three. The other two are entitled "A Biblical-Christian Approach to the Sciences" and "Integrating Faith and Learning the the Teaching of Physics". This paper discusses evidence for a personal designer/creator....

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    An Affirmation of Creation - Adventist Official Statement Grade 9-Lifelong
    The International Faith & Science Conferences 2002-2004 report affirms the Seventh-day Adventist belief in the biblical creation account, addresses theories of origins, lists principal reasons for the conferences, general observations, findings, affirmations and recommendations.

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    Answers in Genesis Grade 7-Lifelong
    Answers in Genesis is a ministry that provides answers to questions surrounding the book of Genesis. Website includes articles, a magazine, listed events, creation museum, media and education tools such as the question and answer section.

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    Archaeology and the Bible Grade 9-Lifelong
    Find specific examples of how archeological discoveries have verified the Bible, including creation, the flood, Jericho, Jesus Christ, lost/long day, Noah's ark and the ark of the covenant, the Tower of Babel and other places and men, women, animals and plants...

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    Augustine and Creation - How Theological Tradition Influenced Acceptance of Evolution Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Augustine’s preoccupation with Greek philosophical interpretations eventually led to a reinterpretation of the biblical account of origins and opened the door to other future possible replacements."

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    Be Strong and Courageous Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Confidence in the inspired Word, combined with knowledge and personal acquaintance with the principles of geology, can generate a vision of how geological history must differ from conventional geological interpretations."

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    Biblical Research Institute - Science and Religion Grade 9-Lifelong
    Access articles, presentations and position papers by Adventist theologians affirming creation, and discussing topics such as earth's origins, a biblical perspective on the philosophy of science, statements on faith and science, and more.

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    Book Review - Nature's Destiny: How the laws of biology reveal purposes in the universe Tertiary-Lifelong
    Nature’s Destiny examines the fitness(for carbon based life as we know it on this planet) of a wide variety of essential factors. These factors range from the carbon atom to the very challenging idea that man is uniquely adapted for the use of fire,...

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    Can a Christian Be a Good Scientist? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "It is the scientists who believed in God the Creator and the truths of the Bible who laid the foundations of modern science."

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    Can We Have It Both Ways? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Faced with the dilemma of two mutually exclusive worldviews, some theologians and scientists are seeking ways to reconcile them...The fossil sequence falsifies most of the clearly stated models of long-age creation. The historical setting of Adam and...

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    Catastrophism? Yes! Tertiary-Lifelong
    Roth explains catastrophism and uniformitarianism and gives an example of a geologist that changed the minds of many.

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    Chance or Design? The Long Search for an Evolutionary Mechanism Tertiary-Lifelong
    Roth talks about finding evidence for evolution and the search for an evolutionary mechanism.

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    Chimpanzees, Genes, and Epigenetics - Changing Views of Inheritance Grade 6-Tertiary
    “It is imperative that we encourage our students to learn to critically evaluate scientific interpretations before accepting them.” Brand and Person argue that scientific discoveries are constantly being updated, so teachers should work from a...

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    Christianity and Darwinism Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Since the publication of On the Origin of Species in 1859, some have viewed Christianity and Darwinism as bitter enemies, and others as useful partners in the process of understanding the nature of reality. Current scholarship suggests that...

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    Clash of Religions Grade 8-Grade 12
    Creation and evolution are worldviews at war. Uncover the history of each and the implications of these worldviews in a though provoking, high quality PowerPoint presentation.

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    Commonly Asked Questions About Science and the Bible Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ariel Roth addresses commonly asked questions about the conflict between science and the Bible that students often ask. Some questions addressed in this article include: What is the conflict between science and the Bible? Why don't scientists believe in the...

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    Cosmology and Design Grade 9-Tertiary
    This TEACH journal article "attempts to assist teachers by briefly articulating a form of the design argument which is generally accepted by thinking Christians and then by presenting some cosmological arguments within this framework. Some of these should...

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    Creation and a Logical Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ed Christian talks about believing in creation as an important aspect of having faith in Christ.

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    Creation Articles & Books by Philip E Johnson Tertiary-Lifelong
    Read any book or online article by Johnson, a staunch defender of creation, for a greater understanding of the origins evidence and critique. Books titles include: Defeating Darwinism -- By Opening Minds (1997), Reason in the Balance - The Case Against Naturalism...

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    Creation Evidence Chart & Museum Grade 7-Lifelong
    The Creation Evidence Museum sells a 7 ft. 8 in. full color chart of the "Creation in Symphony" model accompanied by a 10-page "Illustrated Creation Model" booklet explaining each globe. CEM is a non-profit educational museum in Texas that...

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    Creation Illustrated Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A Christian creation magazine for the family. Creation Illustrated's three sections on nature, Scripture, and living provide a balance of mental, spiritual, and physical enrichment in each edition. Creation Illustrated is published quarterly (beginning in...

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    Creation Lab Video Series Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Experience different aspects of God's creation through this educational series of short videos. Review each of the days of creation week to discover lessons in physics, chemistry, biology, and the Bible, through engaging experiments and illustrations."

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    Creation Research Science Education Foundation - CRSEF Tertiary-Lifelong
    Research, articles, newsletter, resources and events listed on creation science.

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    Creation Science Resources Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Educational Creation Science tracts, magazines, books, CDs and videos on topics including origins, earth's history, creation, evolution, dinosaurs, Noah's flood, astronomy, biology, Christian apologetics, geology, history and meteorology. Curriculum and study...

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    Creation Through the New Testament Looking Glass Grade 9-Lifelong
    "What we know about Jesus is basically what the Gospels and some other parts of Scripture tell us about Him. This can be taken at face value or can be questioned. But even if we choose a critical approach and claim that many New Testament texts ascribed...

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    Creationism - Still Valid in the New Millennium? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Creationism is not for the faint-hearted. It is based on a 3,500 year-old assertion found in the Bible: "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth" (Genesis 1:1, NIV). Most contemporary scientists, however, believe that life resulted...

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    CSS Vol 5 Editorial: Galileo, Origins and Scripture Tertiary
    This editorial discusses the two papers in this edition, The Galileo Incident: What Today's Christian Can Learn and Three Christian Origins Models: Some Theological Implications, and questions that arise from each.

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    CSS Vol 7 Editorial: Design and Providence Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The topic of this volume, Design and Providence, continues the discussion which began previously with the publication of Volume 2 on the topic, The Design Argument."

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    Cultivating Critical-Thinking Skills Through an Interdisciplinary Study of the Earth's Origin Grade 9-Lifelong
    Thoughtful perspectives are shared on this topic.

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    Darwin's God - How Rejecting Design Impacts Biblical Theism Tertiary-Lifelong
    This presentation considers questions regarding the relationship of Darwinian theory to ethics and morality, and the impact of Darwinism on traditional Christian morality. Presented at the 4th Symposium on the Bible and Adventist Scholarship, in Mexico.

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    Darwinism and the 19th-century Conflict Between Science and Religion Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Whatever does not distinguish between speculation and the teaching of the Holy Scriptures will inevitably lead to confusion. Basing our beliefs on what others say is simply too risky."

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    Data and Interpretation - Knowing the Difference Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Scientists are fairly confident that they know what they are doing. However, especially in the area of origins, science alone cannot assess the complete database because the scientific approach does not consider the possibility of supernatural involvement...

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    Data and Interpretation: Knowing the Difference Tertiary-Lifelong
    Elaine Kennedy explains that knowledge and information can be divided into two concepts: data and interpretation. Through the use of three statements she shows the differences between the observable, knowable, and that which is open to experimentation, and...

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    Design in Nature - Millennia of Arguments Tertiary-Lifelong
    A huge amount of change has occurred over the more than two millennia since the time of Democritus. Design arguments that he and his intellectual offspring eschewed have gone through many iterations, experiencing periods of great success and times of decline,...

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    Dinosaur Questions and Answers Grade 5-Grade 8
    Find answers to questions about dinosaurs from a Christian prospective.

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    Dinosaurs - Questions Christians Ask Grade 6-Lifelong
    How do dinosaurs fit into a biblical worldview? What appears to be a rather simple question becomes quite complex when addressing the issues inherent in it. The author examines these issues by answering several questions including: Did dinosaurs really exist?...

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    DNA and Design Grade 11-Lifelong
    "There is beauty, complexity, elegance and efficiency in the choice of DNA as the medium for storing genetic information, and the information itself is amazing. Some of what we know about genomes fits well with the thesis of common ancestry and Darwinian...

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    Does Genesis Really Teach a Recent, Literal, Seven-Day Creation Week and a Global Flood? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "We have no information in Scripture as to how long ago God created the universe as a whole. But there is evidence strongly suggesting that the Creation week described in Genesis was recent, some time in the past several thousand years, and not...

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    Ecology, Biodiversity, and Creation - A View from the Top Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zuill talks about the possibility of a six-day creation from a scientific view and how he came to that conclusion.

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    Editorial: Thinking Through the Design Argument Tertiary
    "The pursuit of God and the pursuit of knowledge are alike exciting journeys which can give substance to our lives." This short editorial explores the tensions and value of both science and faith in understanding issues of origins and design.

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    Evidence against evolution Grade 7-Lifelong
    Some biologists have used demarcation arguments to separate the so-called scientific approach to origins (common biological ancestry through animals) from what they consider unscientific (divine design). Such demarcation arguments derive from a philosophy...

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    Evidence of Things Grade 9-Grade 12
    High quality PowerPoint presentation lead students through the biblical foundations and scientific evidence of how our world and its inhabitants were formed.

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    Evolution and Diversity of Life Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Does the theory of evolution explain the diversity of life?" The authors give reasons why it does not.

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    Evolution Wars Grade 9-Grade 12
    An Adventist world view, Bible verses and excellent graphics combine to create a PowerPoint presentation addressing the evolution wars.

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    Exploring the Interaction Between Christianity and Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Part 3 of a lecture series exploring “new ways of thinking of both Christianity and science that emerge from the manner in which both entities have changed and developed over the last two millennia. It was proposed that an accurate perception of their...

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    Extraterrestrial life Tertiary-Lifelong
    William Shea talks about extraterrestrial life, UFO's, and similar phenomena in regards to the bible and Ellen White's writing.

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    Faith and Science Council Tertiary-Lifelong
    The General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists created the Faith and Science Council to study the interrelationships of science and Scripture, with particular attention to creation.

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    Faith and Science Resources from Southern Adventist University - Origins Grade 2-Lifelong
    Help students, church and community members explore issues related to creation with these articles, videos, papers and links presenting origins topics from an Adventist Christian perspective. Topics also include evolution, fossils and dinosaurs. Click...

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    Faith, Reason, and Earth History 2nd edition Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Brand models his conviction that 'above all, it is essential that we treat each other with respect, even if we disagree on fundamental issues...' The original edition of this work (1997) was one of the first books on this topic written from the point...

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    Footprints in the Sands of Time Tertiary-Lifelong
    "How should science relate to ideas that seem unusual, outrageous, or simply absurd?"

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    Genesis and the Cosmos - A Unified Picture? Tertiary-Lifelong
    “This essay attempts to present a scientific and a biblical model of the origin of the inanimate natural world and explore how these can be brought into harmony with each other.” Groot gives reference to the Big Bang theory, but eliminates some...

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    Genesis and the Geologic Column Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Why and how did those terrible dinosaurs become extinct? Many ideas have been proposed. One scientific article lists 40 possible reasons, ranging from stupidity to changes in the gravitational constant. More recent considerations suggest the possibility...

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    Geological Records and Genesis Time Frame Tertiary-Lifelong
    "I am a Bible-believing Christian interested in geology. As such, I accept the Scriptures as God's inspired and reliable revelation. There are features in the geological structures and in the fossils that provide impressive evidence for catastrophic processes,...

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    Geoscience Research Institute Videos Grade 5-Lifelong
    These free online science videos are produced from a creationism viewpoint. Each of the categories on the main page contain multiple videos. Categories include: Seeking Understanding, Design in the Galapagos Islands, Clash of Ideas, Thinking Creation, Biology...

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    God and Nature - An Approach to Creation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Where do we come from? "A number of sources claim to have the answer, but their answers conflict with one another. How can we separate the right answer from all the incorrect answers? Since we cannot prove by demonstration how we and our world came into...

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    God Exists! Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Our chances of seeing God in the future are infinitely greater than the chances that science will discover a process that explains our existence."

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    GRISDA Affirmation of Creation Statement Grade 5-Lifelong
    Read the Seventh-day Adventist fundamental belief regarding biblical creation, the 2004 General Conference Annual Council action in response to the International Faith and Science Conference's "An Affirmation of Creation" statement, and the Geoscience...

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    GRISDA Newsletters, Journals and Reports Grade 7-Lifelong
    Published by the Geoscience Research Institute, "Origins is a peer-reviewed journal that addresses both scientific and theological issues relating to origins."

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    Guide Creation/Evolution Info Center Grade 4-Grade 9
    Guide magazine links to online resources for kids on the subject of creation and evolution, including a radio drama series.

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    How Do We Know What is True? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Using examples from paleontology and biology, Brand discusses how data, interpretations, hypotheses, and worldview are involved in the development of ideas, and how to evaluate them -- how to determine what ideas one can trust as truth.

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    Human Cloning Grade 10-Tertiary
    For several decades, the prospect that new members of the human family could be produced by cloning was considered improbable. Recent advances in the area of genetics and reproductive biology, however, have indicated that techniques for cloning human beings...

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    Humans and Chimpanzees Are 99.4% Identical…or Are They? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Are humans and apes essentially identical? The answer to this question will depend heavily upon the philosophical assumptions one brings to the data."

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    I Believe in a Creator God Grade 11-Lifelong
    Boskovic looks at the concept of "survival of the fittest" from the evolutionary theory. He contrasts the concept of "survival of the fittest" with the concept of service as shown in Christ.

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    Icons of Evolution Grade 9-Lifelong
    Wells compares the icons or examples commonly used as evidence for Darwin's theory with published scientific evidence which reveals that much of what textbooks print and is taught in public education about evolution is wrong. Easy to understand, but thoroughly...

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    In the Beginning Grade 9-Lifelong
    "God Himself made the earth, and God still lives. He was more than the active party in creation. He and the angels were obviously eyewitnesses—the only eyewitnesses to Creation who live today. His testimony is needed, and it is recorded by Moses...

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    In the Beginning - How to Interpret Genesis 1 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "With such beauty, majesty, and simplicity begins the Genesis account of Creation. Yet an analysis of Genesis chapter 1 is not as simple and straightforward as a casual reading of the biblical text may suggest. Modern interpretation of biblical cosmogony...

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    Infidel Geologists! The Cultural Context of Ellen White's Statements on Geological Science Tertiary
    "Ellen White’s repeated and strident denunciations of ‘infidel geologists’ and their ideas in her 1864 monograph 'Spiritual Gifts' are well known. This early origins material was invoked from time to time in her subsequent articles...

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    Inquiring Minds - By Design Grade 7-Lifelong
    At a time when the Biblical creation story is under attack, how should Christians relate to science? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explains how a deeper understanding of scientific inquiry can help us better understand the Creator and think...

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    Intelligent Design - Friend or Foe for Adventists Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A group of serious scholars in science and philosophy have been building the case that the origin of living things requires a designer. This Intelligent Design movement has been growing since the mid 1990’s1, and continues to be controversial....

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    Intelligent Design - The Biochemical Challenge to Darwinian Evolution? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The question of the origin of life on this planet is a fascinating one. Did life begin on the surface of a cooling planet amidst the havoc of a restless environment racked by violent lightning flashes and volcanic activity? Did life flourish on Earth...

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    Intelligent Design and Its Critics Tertiary-Lifelong
    The debate raging around ID is not one of scientific fact versus religious faith. The real clash is an ideological one in which scientists are seeking to maintain the intellectual and cultural dominance of the humanist/atheist worldview. The prime objective...

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    Is Creationism Still Valid in the New Millennium? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Not all manifestations of the biosphere have to do with survival values. There is more to life than mere survival. If survival were the only criterion, we would see a much starker and sparser world. Creationism frees us from having to explain why there...

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    Is Genesis History? Grade 5-Lifelong
    With the goal of providing "a reasonable case for Creation in six normal days, a real Adam and Eve, an actual fall, a global flood, and a tower of Babel," this film "features over a dozen scientists and scholars explaining how the world intersects...

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    Is It Reasonable to Believe in a Recent Six-Day Creation? Tertiary
    It is reasonable to hold to a recent, six-day creation because of evidence from biblical-theological studies and scientific studies.

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    Is the Genesis Creation Account Literal? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The fact that the onlooking universe shouted for joy at the creation of this world is inexplicable if Christ involved animal suffering for billions of years. Christ called creation very good, and that’s worth singing about. After Christ’s...

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    Is the Theory of Evolution Scientific? Tertiary
    "Is the theory of evolution scientific? The search for an answer involves worldviews, data and its interpretation, as well as other issues. The easy answer is 'Yes, it is scientific,' but before we understand what that means, we need to ask what...

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    Is There Design in Nature? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Gibson presents an argument for design with examples of arguers for and against divine design.

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    Issues in Intermediate Models of Origins Tertiary-Lifelong
    The nature of humans and their relationship to God and nature are fundamental issues in the Christian gospel. Scripture and science provide conflicting views on these issues, often producing major tensions within the Church, especially among the more educated...

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    Light on the First Day of Creation Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Several explanations have been given [for light before day 4 when the sun, moon and stars were created]. One possibility is that God’s presence was the source of light on the first day of Creation. Psalm 104 is a stylized account of the creation...

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    No Free Lunch - Why Specified Complexity Cannot Be Purchased without Intelligence Grade 9-Lifelong
    Building on his earlier work in The Design Inference (Cambridge, 1998), Dembski defends that life must be the product of intelligent design. Critics of Dembski's work have argued that evolutionary algorithms show that life can be explained apart from...

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    Old Universe but Young Life? Tertiary
    "Most Seventh-day Adventist thought leaders have never questioned a 'young' age for the Earth’s biosphere... However... many prominent Adventist individuals and institutions now allow or accept a conventional “Big Bang” cosmology...

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    Origins Resources - Southern Adventist University Grade 2-Grade 10
    Origins Resources are ready-to-use educational materials about creation and evolution that are scientifically accurate and biblically consistent. Click on "browse resources," select "teachers," and choose a unit and a grade level to see...

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    Questions Students Ask About the Age of the Earth Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special science issue discusses the most frequently asked science and religion questions which pertain to the age of the Earth. The biblical perspective, the Adventist perspective, and an understanding of the scientific data related...

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    Reflections on Religion, Intelligent Design and Ambiguity in the Universe Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper uses an historical perspective to illustrate the ambiguous way scientific data, that has implications for understanding our place in the universe, has been interpreted. It is shown that the data can be interpreted from a theistic or atheistic perspective....

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    Religion Always Loses? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Examples from history and examples from science are given in this article to prove that religion doesn’t always lose. In fact, Paul Giem points out that the way current research trends are continuing, religion is well on its way to losing less.

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    Religion Faces Atheist Fundamentalism Tertiary-Lifelong
    Richard Dawkins was a British atheist, author of the book, "The God Delusion". In his book, he presents the central issue: One of the greatest challenges to the human intellect, over the centuries has been to explain how the complex, improbable appearance...

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    Sabbath - The Theological Roots of Sustainable Development Grade 12-Lifelong
    "It is the thesis of this paper that, in general, the points of emphasis by the UN Commission on Sustainable Development are in close, but not perfect, alignment with the concept of Sabbath-shalom in Scripture. Some differences also exist. Sabbath begins...

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    Safeliz - Lifestyle Books Grade 9-Lifelong
    A range of books on lifestyle, personal and spiritual development, including titles such as Enjoy It!, Less Stress!, Healthy Foods, Free from Drugs & Additions, Heart to Heart: the Art of Communication, To Adolescents and Parents, For Raising Your Child,...

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    Science & Religion Grade 3-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells books and other materials on the subject of science and religion.

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    Science and Origins by Illustra Media Grade 7-Lifelong
    DVDs on creation and evolution, intelligent design, and other science and faith integration topics. Titles include: Darwin's Dilemma: The Mystery of the Cambrian Fossil Record Unlocking the Mystery of Life: The Scientific Case for Intelligent Design...

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    Science or Scientism? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In the study of unobservable events from the distant past, the person who considers a broader range of explanations may have a better chance, even a scientifically more realistic chance, of finding the right answer."

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    Scientific Cherry-picking? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As Adventists, are we guilty of cherry-picking—simply picking and choosing scientific results that suit our faith-based needs?"

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    South American Division Opens a Museum of Nature in Galápagos Islands Tertiary-Lifelong
    In a region long associated with the theory of evolution, the new Origins of Museum of Nature “tells the story of creationism in an interactive way that engages the postmodern mind.”

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    Teaching Biology in the Light of Creation Grade 7-Grade 12
    Javor describes nine facts that support creationism, which can be used by teachers for creation friendly lessons. He then shares his journey “toward a reformulation of creationism in response to the thought-provoking comments on the topic by the spirit...

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    Teaching Creation in Science Grade 9-Grade 12
    An argument for the presentation of the theory of evolution while teaching science from a creationist perspective so that students are prepared to defend their beliefs. Includes a list of resources.

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    The Adventist Message and the Challenge of Evolution Tertiary-Lifelong
    Terreros talks about how evolution views origins, theistic evolution, creation and judgment, and five important implications of this trend toward theistic evolution for Seventh-day Adventists.

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    The Bible and Astronomy Tertiary-Lifelong
    De Groot proposes "a scientific and a biblical model of origins," explores "how these can be brought into harmony with each other," and "shows that the differences between the statements made by these two disciplines are largely a...

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    The Bible and Science - A New Free Illustrated Resource for Teachers and Students Grade 4-Lifelong
    How should religion and science teachers handle the conflicting explanation of creation and the origin of man? This article introduces a new free internet resource with topics ranging from the fossil record to dinosaurs and the flood. Learn more at sciencesandscriptures.com

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    The Bible, Anthropology, and the Ancient Caveman Grade 6-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handout discusses that evolution is a hoax and Christ is coming soon! God created man in His image, yet there are bones that show evidence of manlike beasts. There is a plausible explanation for caveman! There...

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    The Bible, Anthropology, and the Ancient Caveman Unit Grade 7-Grade 10
    "God created man in His image, so why are there bones that show evidence of manlike beasts? In the days before the flood, the amalgamation of man and beast was the ultimate sin that defaced the image of God. In Satan’s quest to be like the Most...

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    The Bible, The Creation and The Reformation Grade 11-Lifelong
    Focusing on two of Martin Luther's 95 Theses, Standish reflects on how "the creation was a fundamental pillar of the Reformation because it is a fundamental theme of Scripture and fundamental to the Gospel...Because the creation is true and necessary,...

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    The Big Bang Model - An Appraisal Tertiary-Lifelong
    De Groot talks about some scientific views, including the big bang theory, and although science has helped us learn many things about nature, sin has marred God's handiwork.

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    The Case for a Recent Creation Tertiary-Lifelong
    "While the scientific community rejects the biblical account of beginnings, there is a significant body of scientific data that is hard to explain unless you believe in the recent creation depicted in the Bible."

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    The Common Good Grade 6-Lifelong
    Immanuel Kant had proposed the universality of customs. In this way he anticipated the idea of the universal good or common good. His theory was: "act only according to that maxim by which you can will that at the same time it becomes a universal law"....

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    The First Week - a Believing Scientist Reads Genesis 1 Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Genesis 1 description of creation gives us the barest of outlines. There are numerous points in the narrative that are open to different interpretations, yet the overall picture is accessible to all. Gibson discusses some of the issues in this paper. This...

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    The Genesis Solution Grade 7-Lifelong
    Australian presenter Ken Ham outlines the biblical position of a literal creation. This 45 minute video/DVD includes humorous and poignant animation sequences throughout.

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    The History and Significance of the Design Argument Tertiary
    "From biblical times through to our own age, the argument from design has been an important component of Christian apologetics. However, not only has its plausibility waxed and waned over the centuries, but its exponents have not always been agreed over...

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    The Importance of the Intelligent Design Theory for Adventist Science Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Aagaard encourages science teachers to boldly expose the fallacy of media today and also to boldly tell students about their own commitment to a God centered and biblical worldview. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Mechanics of Intelligent Design - Good Enough to Teach? Grade 9-Grade 12
    There has been considerable debate over whether or not Intelligent Design (ID) should be taught to high school students. This TEACH journal article examines some of the basic features of ID as set out by its major proponents. "It also outlines the arguments...

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    The Moral Implications of Darwinism Tertiary-Lifelong
    Aagaard talks about human beings and where a Christian should stand on the matter of human life being special.

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    The Mystery of Life Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The study of living matter is at the center of all current scientific efforts. Recent triumphs include the cloning of Dolly the sheep and acquisition of the complete sequence of three billion nucleotides of the human chromosomes.1 But strangely, life...

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    The Rainbow Is All in Your Head Grade 9-Lifelong
    How did creatures come to have this sound, vision, smell, and romance generating equipment in their heads? For more than a hundred years, science has been explaining this as the result of mutation and natural selection– purely impersonal natural processes....

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    The Riddle of Migratory Birds - Another Evidence of God's Design Tertiary-Lifelong
    "How does one account for such migrations? Why do birds migrate at all? How do they know when it’s time to begin the long journey? What guides their flight path and direction? How do they know their destination, and how do they prepare for the trip?...

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    The Search for a Plausible Cosmology Grade 9-Lifelong
    "If today the universe is expanding, then it must have been smaller in the past. In the light of this, moving back far enough in time, one would arrive at a moment when the universe had some minimum size from which it expanded. It seemed that in this...

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    The Search for Adam's Ancestors Tertiary-Lifelong
    Where did Adam come from? Kennedy provides research on what a human is and the hominids.

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    The Wonder of Water - A Challenge to Evolution? Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Without water, the profusion of life that exists on Earth would not be possible."

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    Three Christian Origins Models - Some Theological Implications Tertiary
    This article discusses three origins models: Young Earth Creationism, Old Earth (or Progressive) Creationism, and Theistic Evolution. Given for each are the definition and proponents, and theological implications for the doctrine of Scripture, the doctrine...

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    Time, Faith, and Fossil Whales Tertiary-Lifelong
    Examining fossil whale evidence, Esperante concludes that "[w]e do not need to accept the evolutionist viewpoint to explain the history of life on Earth as recorded in the fossils. Adventist scholars and teachers do not need to lose their faith because...

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    Trouble in Paradise - One Christian Denomination’s Contemporary Struggle Reconciling Science and Belief Tertiary
    "Proposed amendments to Seventh-day Adventist Fundamental Belief No. 6 represent an attempt to define acceptable Adventist understandings of creation more tightly and to exclude alternative viewpoints in a creedal fashion. In particular, there appears...

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    Twenty Years after The Blind Watchmaker Tertiary-Lifelong
    Standish looks at Richard Dawkins book The Blind Watchmaker, twenty years after its publication. Standish notes the weaknesses of the book, as well as pointing out that Dawkins seems to "concentrate his talents on destroying religious faith rather than...

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    Unique Cosmology of Genesis 1 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Genesis narrative of Creation not only presents the true account of origins, but in so depicting it, provides a great many safeguards against mythology. The account uses certain terms and motifs and employs them with a meaning and emphasis expressive...

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    What Adventists Have to Share with the Scientific Community Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Only if Christians can be trusted in areas scientists know, will they be trusted in areas scientists don’t know."

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    What If I Accept Theistic Evolutionism? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Theistic evolution is not the solution to the apparent conflicts between biblical and scientific interpretations of origins. Here’s why."

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    What is philosophy? Grade 10-Lifelong
    Philosophy is a term derived from two Greek words, "philos" and "ophia", meaning "love of wisdom". This classical definition makes philosophy a never-ending tension, a never-ending search for the true knowledge of reality.

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    What is the meaning of kinds in Genesis? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Gibson answers four creation science questions: What does "according to their kinds" mean? Does the reference to "kinds" indicate that the created "kinds" could not change, but were fixed? Can species change so much that new species...

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    When Faith and Reason Are in Tension Tertiary-Lifelong
    Since both reason and revelation have their ultimate source in God, they should be in complete harmony. Yet reason and revelation appear to conflict when attempting to explain the world around us. Gibson discusses some of the factors contributing to the conflict...

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    When Faith and Science Clash Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The tension between faith and science may never be resolved, but we can learn to deal with it. The key to understanding the tension is to recognize the different presuppositions of faith and science concerning God and nature."

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    Where Do Humans Come From? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The creationist understanding of Scripture, where humans are the product of a divine act of special creation, conflicts with the evolutionary hypothesis of descent with modification from ancestral primates. This article reviews and discusses the fossil...

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    Why Do Different Scientists Interpret Reality Differently? Tertiary
    "The existence of God and whether He created the universe and life are, by definition, questions beyond the scope and the capability of naturalistic science. The answers to such questions rely on worldview assumptions, which are based on evidence...

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    Why Do Different Scientists Interpret Reality Differently? Grade 9-Tertiary
    Following an introduction to a mini-series on Faith and Science, this article considers the impact of contrasting worldviews (theism, naturalism, pantheism, Biblical Christianity and Secular Humanism) on scientists interpretation of research.

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    Why Do I Believe in God? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Why do I believe in God? Why do I believe in anything? Why is there anything at all to believe in, or even a subjective consciousness such as myself to believe in it?"

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    Yes! Creation Seminar Presentations Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Geoscience Research Institute and the General Conference Faith and Science Council share audio recordings from the June 27-29, 2010 Yes! Creation seminar series. Titles online include: Evolutionary...