On the 7th Day
In Six Days
Why Fifty Scientists Choose to Believe
John F. Ashton (editor). 1999.
New Holland Publishers (Australia), 360 pages.
Harvard professor Stephen J.
Gould, on CNN's Crossfire in November of 1999, said no legitimate
scientist in the world believes the Genesis account of creation. So the
question was posed, Would any educated, self-respecting scientist with a
PhD advocate a literal interpretation of the six days of creation? Its
hard enough to find a theologian who adheres to such a credo. Most
Christians will say that they believe the Bible yet balk at its first
chapters, claiming that science proves the creation account cannot be
considered as fact. Do these people realize that science can neither prove
nor disprove evolution any more than it can creation? Certainly there are
no human eyewitness accounts of either.
The fact is that a lot of faith is required to believe the evolution
theory, while many scientific facts actually support creation. In Six Days
presents fifty scientists worldwide, with recognized earned doctorates in
various specialties who give personal testimony to their Christian
experiences and belief in the Biblical view of creation as contrasted with
evolution. Modern science and philosophy are evaluated from many
perspectives. The 50 authors from around the world represent a small
sample of the scientists who acknowledge Jesus Christ as the Creator-God.
Topics discussed include the Big Bang Theory, the decay of the magnetic
field, irreducible complexity, the radioactive dating of rocks, and the