Scientific Evidence for the Creation Event
by Ryan Leasure
In his book Faith vs. Fact, atheist Jerry Coyne remarks, “religion and science are engaged in a kind of war: a war for understanding, a war about whether we should have good reasons for what we accept as true.”1 For whatever reason, the mantra that science and faith are opposed to one another keeps making the rounds, despite evidence to the contrary.
In fact, it must be pointed out that Christianity has always had a positive view of science. After all, it was Christians like Newton, Faraday, and Galileo who initiated the modern science movement. For these Christians, science never made their faith irrational. Rather, science presupposed a creator who gave order to the universe. Imagine a world where gravity or the second law of thermodynamics were constantly in flux. Scientific inquiry would be impossible.
The notion that science and faith are at war is simply a myth. And to make my point, allow me to demonstrate how modern science points to the creation event described in Genesis 1:1…