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The Great Turning Point: The Churchs Catastrophic Mistake on Geology--Before Darwin Terry Mortenson

The Great Turning Point: The Churchs Catastrophic Mistake on Geology--Before Darwin

Terry Mortenson

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ISBN : 9780890514085
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272 pages
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Many people in the Church today have the idea that young-earth creationism is a fairly recent invention, popularized by fundamentalist Christians in the mid-20th century. Is this view correct? In fact, scholar Terry Mortenson has done fascinatingMoreMany people in the Church today have the idea that young-earth creationism is a fairly recent invention, popularized by fundamentalist Christians in the mid-20th century. Is this view correct? In fact, scholar Terry Mortenson has done fascinating original research on this subject in England, and documents that several leading, pre-Darwin scholars and scientists, known as scriptural geologists did not believe in long ages for the earth. Mortenson sheds light on the following: Before Darwin, what did the Church believe about the age of the earth? Why did it believe this way? What was the controversy that rocked the Church in 19th-century England? Who were the scriptural geologists? What influences did the Church contend with even before Darwins book? What is the stance of the Church today?