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The Fall: a cosmic catastrophe
The Bible clearly teaches that death is the result of Adam's sin. This is a major problem for long-age compromise. Even human death alone is enough to sink this false view. Animal death is another nail in the coffin. This paper also refutes Hugh Ross's misinformation about plant death.
by Jonathan Sarfati, CMI–Australia
Is the age of the earth important?
My Christian friends don’t think it is
by Tas Walker
The carnivorous nature and suffering of animals
Detailed biblical evidence shows that animals eating, hurting and killing each other is incompatible with the original ’very good’ creation. Therefore carnivory must have begun after the Fall.
by Robert J. M. Gurney
Cosmic and universal death from Adam’s fall: an exegesis of Romans 8:19–23a
Romans 8 testifies that the Curse is universal in extent.
by Henry B. Smith Jr
The problem of evil: pre-Fall animal death?
Did Adam’s pre-Fall immortality depend on access to the Tree of Life and was there any sort of death of sentient animals before the Fall?
by Philip Bell
The good news
Does it make sense without the bad news of the Fall?
by Shaun Doyle
Can Christians add the big bang to the Bible?
God tells us in Genesis how and when He created the heavens and the earth. It wasn’t by means of a bang no matter how big.
by Russell Grigg
‘No death before the Fall’?
The importance of the distinction of nephesh chayyah life.
by Lita Sanders
Did Adam understand what death was?
Is it possible that Adam could not have comprehended death if he had not seen death?
by Charles Taylor
Retroactive death!
Did God save people retroactively when Jesus died on the cross? Did God curse the world for what Adam was going to do (sin) before Adam did it, as Bill Dembski claims?
by Calvin Smith
A 'genealogical' Adam and Eve?
A new model that claims Adam and Eve can be the genealogical ancestors, but not the genetic ancestors, of all people alive today, after people evolved from apes, fails all biblical tests.
by Robert Carter and John Sanford
Was there really no death before the Fall?
A correspondent asks: Was there really no death before the Fall? What about bugs and bee stingers?
by Lita Sanders