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So, how many christians in this group believes that the world is only 4,000 years old?

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by on Dec. 7, 2012 at 2:10 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Dec. 7, 2012 at 2:47 AM

I see what you did there and I approve.

black.eyeliner
by on Dec. 7, 2012 at 2:50 AM
No clue. I am pagan and it is so frustrating. I can not go to most homeschooling conventions, book fairs, and many groups. The curriculums are so different. They have no dinosaurs, talk of government conspiracies through science, and history lessons on the tower of Babel. I was so confused.

Quoting thetrollcat:

I guess that would depend what branch teaches this... Ya know JW, or Catholic, or so forth.

Quoting black.eyeliner:

You are lucky. Most of the homeschooling moms I know believe this. Homeschooling books often teach this. I have tlobe careful buying books because of this.
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thefiregoddess
by Ruby Member on Dec. 7, 2012 at 2:54 AM

Why would I try something that is a manifestation of a mental disorder?

Really, do you REALLY think you are being possessed by an invisible being who wants to speak through you?

Right.


Quoting RoseBlossom:

there is nothing wrong with speaking in tongues, have you ever tried it? if not, please dont make fun of a sacred thing for us

Quoting thefiregoddess:

Stop blowing their minds with rational hard science sassy. They might start speaking in tongues.

Quoting Sassy762:

Age of the Earth

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Earth as seen from Apollo 17

The age of the Earth is 4.54 ± 0.05 billion years (4.54 × 109 years ± 1%).[1][2][3] This age is based on evidence from radiometric age dating of meteorite material and is consistent with the ages of the oldest-known terrestrial and lunar samples. Following the scientific revolution and the development of radiometric age dating, measurements of lead in uranium-rich mineralsshowed that some were in excess of a billion years old.[4]

The oldest such minerals analyzed to date – small crystals of zircon from the Jack Hills of Western Australia – are at least 4.404 billion years old.[5][6][7] Comparing the mass and luminosity of the Sun to the magnitudes of other stars, it appears that the solar system cannot be much older than those rocks. Ca-Al-rich inclusions (inclusions rich in calcium and aluminium) – the oldest known solid constituents within meteorites that are formed within the solar system – are 4.567 billion years old,[8][9] giving an age for the solar system and an upper limit for the age of Earth.

It is hypothesised that the accretion of Earth began soon after the formation of the Ca-Al-rich inclusions and the meteorites. Because the exact accretion time of Earth is not yet known, and the predictions from different accretion models range from a few millions up to about 100 million years, the exact age of Earth is difficult to determine. It is also difficult to determine the exact age of the oldest rocks on Earth, exposed at the surface, as they are aggregates of minerals of possibly different ages.





acrogodess
by Ruby Member on Dec. 7, 2012 at 2:55 AM

Not me.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Dec. 7, 2012 at 2:56 AM
Speaking in tongues isn't something you just do. How can anyone just "try" it? It happens as the Holy Ghost gives the utterance. I've only had it happen once and nothing was forced about it.

Quoting RoseBlossom:

there is nothing wrong with speaking in tongues, have you ever tried it? if not, please dont make fun of a sacred thing for us


Quoting thefiregoddess:

Stop blowing their minds with rational hard science sassy. They might start speaking in tongues.

Quoting Sassy762:

Age of the Earth

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Earth as seen from Apollo 17

The age of the Earth is 4.54 ± 0.05 billion years (4.54 × 109 years ± 1%).[1][2][3] This age is based on evidence from radiometric age dating of meteorite material and is consistent with the ages of the oldest-known terrestrial and lunar samples. Following the scientific revolution and the development of radiometric age dating, measurements of lead in uranium-rich mineralsshowed that some were in excess of a billion years old.[4]

The oldest such minerals analyzed to date – small crystals of zircon from the Jack Hills of Western Australia – are at least 4.404 billion years old.[5][6][7] Comparing the mass and luminosity of the Sun to the magnitudes of other stars, it appears that the solar system cannot be much older than those rocks. Ca-Al-rich inclusions (inclusions rich in calcium and aluminium) – the oldest known solid constituents within meteorites that are formed within the solar system – are 4.567 billion years old,[8][9] giving an age for the solar system and an upper limit for the age of Earth.

It is hypothesised that the accretion of Earth began soon after the formation of the Ca-Al-rich inclusions and the meteorites. Because the exact accretion time of Earth is not yet known, and the predictions from different accretion models range from a few millions up to about 100 million years, the exact age of Earth is difficult to determine. It is also difficult to determine the exact age of the oldest rocks on Earth, exposed at the surface, as they are aggregates of minerals of possibly different ages.




thetrollcat
by Meow on Dec. 7, 2012 at 2:58 AM

Hm I still think each church has their own opinions on the earth. I can clearly remember talking to a pastor once about the dinasours when I was younger, he never once displayed to me that they never existed or that the earth was 4,000-6,000 years old. Most discussions I have had some believe it is possible that the earth is older, that dinasours may have existed or some form of life before human beings. Many I know of believe that the time span of the bible could be in reality thousands of years = to a single day.

I have no doubt that there are christians that just stick with the bible and shut out everything else. I do know this much, while science can be discouraging to the christian faith (evolution for example) at the same time science has also taught us a great deal about our lives, world, universe with facts to back it up. If God never intended for man to ever figure these things out (giving us the ability to think and process and problem solve) then we would never have what we call science.

I also know of many christians believing that science itself (doctors and nurses) are part of God's miracle workers or miracle themselves. Afterall he gave us the ability to problem solve for cures and so  forth.

Its a huge discussion, I am sure this could easily become one hell of a post with shit load of replies of many versions, ideas, theories.

I just think it is foolish for people of religion to dismiss science all together.

Quoting black.eyeliner:

No clue. I am pagan and it is so frustrating. I can not go to most homeschooling conventions, book fairs, and many groups. The curriculums are so different. They have no dinosaurs, talk of government conspiracies through science, and history lessons on the tower of Babel. I was so confused.

Quoting thetrollcat:

I guess that would depend what branch teaches this... Ya know JW, or Catholic, or so forth.

Quoting black.eyeliner:

You are lucky. Most of the homeschooling moms I know believe this. Homeschooling books often teach this. I have tlobe careful buying books because of this.


~~~~~         =^..^=        ~~~~~
I'm not the cat lady type. I'm more like an actual cat. I want affection when I want it and on my own terms. The rest of the time I want to claw out your eyes and piss in your shoes.  

*marking the 599968yth post/reply being mean, evil, horrible, which makes me worse than anonymous*

etsmom
by Ruby Member on Dec. 7, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Nah. god live on God's time, and it is our own minds that try to put things into linear time so that we might understand how long ago we were created.

LeetjieJ
by Silver Member on Dec. 7, 2012 at 7:25 AM
This & yes I am a Christian.

Quoting Anonymous:

Not me. I believe that evolution and creation go hand in hand. God said 1000 years with Him is as a day and a day as a 1000 years. He has no respect for time. He created time for man. And all that jazz.
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thetrollcat
by Meow on Dec. 7, 2012 at 9:24 AM

BUMP!

SusieQue717
by Gold Member on Dec. 7, 2012 at 9:27 AM

wow! 

Quoting Anonymous:

They are out there. Lol I have actually met "Christians" who believe dianosaur bones were put in the ground as a trick of satan! Lmao!

Quoting thetrollcat:

Hmm I may need to bump this post in the morning when the live crew is up and awake. I want to see if its true (according to orange anonymous) that christians believe that the world is only 4,000 years old. I do not know of any single christian that actually believes or says that. So now I am curious how many actually believe the earth is only 4,000 years old...

Quoting Anonymous:

Yup.



Quoting thetrollcat:

R U a christian though???

Quoting Anonymous:

Not me. I believe that evolution and creation go hand in hand. God said 1000 years with Him is as a day and a day as a 1000 years. He has no respect for time. He created time for man. And all that jazz.




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