Proposed calculations of the date of creation, using the Masoretic from the 10th century – 18th century include: Marianus Scotus (4192 BC), Maimonides (4058 BC), Henri Spondanus (4051 BC), Benedict Pereira (4021 BC), Louis Cappel (4005 BC), James Ussher (4004 BC), Augustin Calmet (4002 BC), Isaac Newton (4000 BC), Johannes Kepler (27 April, 3977 BC) [based on his book Mysterium], Petavius (3984 BC), Theodore Bibliander (3980 BC), Christen Sørensen Longomontanus (3966 BC), Melanchthon (3964 BC), Martin Luther (3961 BC), John Lightfoot (3960 BC), Cornelius Cornelii a Lapide (3951 BC) Joseph Justus Scaliger (3949 BC), Christoph Helvig (3947 BC), Gerardus Mercator (3928 BC), Matthieu Brouard (3927 BC), Benito Arias Montano (3849 BC), Andreas Helwig (3836 BC), David Gans (3761 BC) and Gershom ben Judah (3754 BC).
Last year scientists at the University of Padua in northern Italy dated it to between 300BC and AD400 – still hundreds of years after Christ, who is believed to have died between 30-36AD.
Other scientists have previously suggested that neutron radiation may have been responsible for the ghostly image of a crucified man with his arms crossed.
If that is true, why does it say “the earth was formless and empty” and “the Spirit of God hovered over the waters”? Are these “Cavemen” real or are they just computer generated images? The topic of “Intelligent Design” is often referred to in the media.
How can I briefly explain to a person knowledgeable about Evolution why and how to believe in Creationism? Is it possible that God would have created an earth which is a billion years old, in 6 days, less than 10,000 years ago, in the same way that He created Adam not as a baby, but as an adult? The bible teaches that God created the world out of nothing. Evolutionists have drawn lines of evolutionary descent between supposed ancestors to mankind.
Are we more advanced than our ancestors or are we actually in decline? How can I briefly explain to a person knowledgeable about Evolution why and how to believe in Creationism?