Creation Research Society Quarterly Vol. 52 No. 1 Summer 2015

4 Calling Evil Good and Good Evil

7 Using Analogies to Understand “Worldview”
Steven Chisham

18 Carbon-14 in Colorado C02 Gas Wells
John R. Doughty

22 Erosion of the Weald, Southeast England Part II: A Flood Explanation of the Mystery and Its Implications
John D. Matthews and Michael J. Oard

34 Imaginary Uniformitarian Thrusts
Michael J. Oard and Peter Klevberd

44 CRS Conference Abstracts

61 Minutes of 2015 Creation Research Society Board of Directors Meeting

64 Letters to Editor

67 Media Reviews

75 Instructions to Authors

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Journal of Creation Vol. 29 No. 2 2015

PERSPECTIVES
3 Empirical genetic clocks give biblical timelines
Jeffrey P. Tomkins
6 Ice age ‘indicators’ can form in warmer environments
Michael J. Oard
8 The coolest White Dwarf-older than the age of the universe?
Ronald G. Samec
10 Exoplanets: habitable or not?
Wayne Spencer
12 Only one glaciation observed in western Alberta, Canada-the ice-age reinforcement syndrome
Michael J. Oard
13 Metamorphic rocks can form at shallow depths
Michael J. Oard
OVERVIEWS
16 Can ‘megasequences’ help def1ne biblical geologic history?
Carl R. Froede Jr., A Jerry Akridge and John K. Reed
26 Evolutionary molecular genetic clocks-a perpetual exercise in futility and failure
Jeffrey P. Tomkins and Jerry Bergman
BOOK REVIEWS
36 William VanDoodewaard’s The Quest for the Historical Adam: Genesis, Hermeneutics, and Human Origins
Robert Carter
40 Lee Spetner’s The Evolution Revolution: Why Thinking People are Rethinking the Theory of Evolution
Jerry Bergman
43 Ronald E. Osborn’s Death Before the Fall: Biblical Literalism and the Problem of Animal Suffering
Uta Cosner
47 John H. Walton’s The Lost World of Adam and Eve
Keaton Halley
51 Alan Bennett’s Evolution Revolution: Evolution is True. Darwin is Wrong. This Changes Everything
John Woodrnorappe
57 Elizabeth A. Johnson’s Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love
Shaun Doyle
62 J. Daryl Charles’s Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation
Ting Wang
LETTERS
69 The emperors who had no clothes
Andrew Sibley
VIEWPOINT
70 Healthy genomes require recent creation
Alex Williams
PAPERS
78 Nylon-eating bacteria-part 2: refuting Ohno’s frame-shift theory
Royal Truman
86 Difficulties with plate tectonics-Pacific Ocean bottom features
Michael J. Oard
92 Improbable singularities-evolution is riddled with them
Alex Williams
99 Textual traditions and biblical chronology
Lita Cosner and Robert Carter
106 Nylon-eating bacteria-part 3: current theory on how the modified genes arose
Royal Truman
110 Bacterial genome decay from a baraminological viewpoint
Jean O’Micks
ESSAYS
119 Did Darwin plagiarize Patrick Matthew?
Dominic Statham
124 Creation, the Trinity, and the emperor without clothes
Ian Hodge

Creation Research Society Quarterly Vol. 51 No. 4 Spring 2015

229 The iDINO Project
Kevin Anderson
234 Original Biomaterials in Fossils
Brian Thomas
248 Soft Bone Material from a Brow Horn of a Triceratops horridus from Hell Creek Formation, Montana
Mark Armitage
259 Dinosaur Tissue or Bacterial Biofilms?
Kevin Anderson
228 Editorial-iDINO: An Important Research Project Supported by CRS Member Donations
311 Letters to the Editor
314 Media Reviews
315 Instructions to Authors
318 Order Blank for Past Issues
268 Dinosaur Peptide Preservation and Degradation
John M. DeMassa and Edward Boudreaux
286 The Hell Creek Formation: The Last Gasp of the Pre-Flood Dinosaurs
Timothy L. Clarey
299 Radiocarbon in Dinosaur and Other Fossils
Brian Thomas and Vance Nelson

Journal of Creation Vol 27 No 1

3     The meaning of porous dinosaur eggs laid on flat bedding planes
» Michael J. Oard

5     Helium-3 capture in lunar regolith and the age of the moon
» Andrew Sibley

7     Meiotic recombination­ designed for inducing genomic change
» Jean K. Lightner

10     DNA and bone cells found in dinosaur bone
» Jonathan Sarfati

13     Sorting ‘early’ Homo
» Peter Line

16     Internal oceanic waves and sedimentation
» Michael J. Oard

19    The ends justify the means-the secret of science’s success
» Jerry Bergman
» Free Radicals: The Secret Anarchy of Science (Michael Brooks)

22         Dismantling the anti-Christian arguments from history
» Lita Cosner
Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies
(David Bentley Hart)

25     Metaphors for mankind?
» Marc Ambler
Merchants of Despair. Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism (Kindle edn) (Robert Zubrin)

30     Godless universe untenable
Dan W. Reynolds
A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing (Lawrence M. Krauss)

36     Chance or more than chance?
John Woodmorappe
» The Logic of Chance: The Nature and Origin of Biological Evolution
(Eugene V Koonin)

39     Genesis confrrmed in clay
Dominic Statham
» The Authenticity of the Book of Genesis (Bill Cooper)

42     Engineering without an engineer, or shedding new light on feats in the junkyard of DNA
J. Gunter Grossmann
Evolution: A View from the 27 st Century (James A. Shapiro)

45     The Darwinian core, and fundamentally anti­ Christian character, of Nazism
John Woodmorappe
» Hitler and the Nazi Darwinian Worldview (Jerry Bergman)

50     Coded Information Systems
» Wayne Talbot
REPLY: Royal Truman

50     Asteroid impacts
» Robert G. Hunt
» REPLY: Michael J. Oard

53     Energy balance in Earth models
» William Worraker
» REPLY:  Don Stenberg

54 Starlight, time and the new physics
» Randy Speir
» REPLY John Hartnett

57     The Stele of Merneptah-assessment of the final
‘Israel’ strophe and its implications for chronology
» Patrick Clarke

65     Does the Genesis ‘dominion mandate’ in Psalm 8 only relate to Jesus as divine Messiah?
» Nathanael Lewis

68     The kiwi
Christine McDonald

71         Information Theory-part 4: fundamental theorems of Coded Information Systems Theory
>>    Royal Truman

78     Countering revisionism-part 2: Ernst Haeckel and his triple-woodcut print
>>    E. van Niekerk

85     Impacts and Noah’s Flood-how many and other issues
>>    Wayne Spencer

90     What do impacts accomplish in the first hour?
>>    Michael J. Oard

99     Global tectonics-clarity, not confusion
>>    John Baumgardner

107  Why was the UK once totally under water?
>>    John D. Matthews

114  Fossil jellyfish from the Pilbara, Western Australia
» Philip Worts

119  Geology indicates the terrestrial Flood/post-Flood boundary is mostly in the Late Cenozoic
Michael J. Oard

 

Journal of Creation Vol 26 No 3

PERSPECTIVES
3     Further evidence of only  one large lake Missoula flood
Michael J. Oard
5     New science on  the  young sun, and Earth migration
Wayne Spencer
8     ‘Feathered’ dinos-no feathers after all!
Jonathan Sarfati
11     The  power of evolution in ‘feathered dinosaurs’
Michael J. Oard
12     Mercury’s crust  is magnetized-more evidence for a young solar system
D. Russell  Humphreys
15     The  puzzle of disharmonious associations during the  Ice Age
Michael J. Oard

BOOK REVIEWS
18     The search for  meaning, and what it means
Daniel Davidson
A review  of Surprised by Meaning: Science1 Faith, and  How We Make Sense of Things by Alister E. McGrath
21     Dalai Lama-Nobel laureate Darwinism critic
Jerry Bergman
A review  of The Universe in a Single Atom
by Tenzin Gyatso
25     Who  is being divisive about creation?
Lito Cosner
A review  of Seven Days that Divide  the World
by John Lennox
29     A theistic paleontologist with  dubious theology and little better science
John Woodmorappe
A review  of Evolution and  Belief: Confessions of a Religious Paleontologist
by Robert J. Asher
34     A lesson in rational thinking
Andrew S.  Kulikovsky
A review  of An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming
by Nigel  Lawson

38     The authoritative dinosaur book
Brian Thomas
A review  of Dinosaur Challenges and  Mysteries
by Michael J. Oard

40     The Holocaust-Darwinists tried and found guilty
Jerry Bergman
A review  of Deadly Medicine: Creating the  Master Race
by Dieter  Kuntz (Ed.)

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
43     Is the  earth still  underpopulated?
Anthony Smith. Reply: Andrew Kulikovsky
43   Creation and the  courtroom-what is the right strategy?
Shoun Doyle. Reply: Rachael Denhollander
45    An impact Flood submodel-dealing with issues
Rod Bernitt. Reply: Michael J. Oard
46     A new magnetic field theory and Flood model
Lance Reece.  Reply: Don Stenberg
47     Could most of the earth’s U, Th, and K have been in the mantle prior to the Flood?
John Baumgardner.  Reply: Don Stenberg

COUNTERING THE CRITICS
50     ‘Ancient’ coral growth layers
Robert W Carter
54     The evolutionary paradox of the Roraima pollen of South America is still not solved Emil Silvestru
60     Vas deferens-refuting ‘bad design’ arguments
E. van Niekerk

VIEWPOINT
68    Do radioisotope methods yield trustworthy relative ages for the earth’s rocks?
John Baumgardner
76     Recent challenges to natural selection
Phil Gaskill  and Brian Thomas
79     ‘The Queen of the South’ is ‘the Queen of Egypt’
David Austin
85     Egyptian coins in the time of Joseph
Patrick Clarke

PAPERS
92     William Robin Thompson-creation scientist
Jerry Bergman
95        Creationism and millennialism among the Church Fathers
Andrew Sibley
101     Information Theory-part 1: overview of key ideas
Royal Truman
107     Information Theory-part 2: weaknesses in current conceptual frameworks
Royal Truman
115     Information Theory-part 3: introduction to Coded Information Systems
Royal Truman
120   Is plate tectonics really occurring today?
Michael  J. Oard

CREATION Vol 35 No 1

Feedback…………………………………………………………………4
Editorial: Fragile faith
Don Batten ………………………………………………..6
Focus-creation news and views ……………………..7
Kauai’s silent nights
David Catchpoole…………………………………. 12
Original animal protein in fossils
Brian Thomas …………………………………………14
Buddha, science and Jesus
Carl Wieland talks to Pastor Steve Cioccolanti ………………………..17
Saving Titan
David Coppedge……………………………………20
Box jellyfish eyes surprise scientists
David Catchpoole………………………………….22

Creation for Kids-Seven ‘C’s’of Gospel
History #1 Creation
Russell Grigg………………………………………….. 24
The silky anteater
David. Catchpoole…………………………………. 28
Paricutin
Jonathan O’Brien ………………………………….. 32
The Incarnation
Jonathan Sarfati……………………………………. 34
Dazzling DNA
Don Batten…………………………………………. 38
Prioritizing people
Carl Wieland chats with environmental biologist Dr Douglas Oliver ……39
Understanding Death
Gary Bates……………42
The Singapore Evolution Garden
Tas Walker……………..45
Telling Tales
David Catchpoole………..46
Teenage mutant Ninja people
Gordon Howard…………..48
Another major link fails
Don Batten………………………51
How does the Bible teach 6,000 years?
Lita Cosner…………………..54
How cats drink milk
David Catchpoole…………….56