Jack Howard's Blog (2)

How long is a day

When discussing the age of the universe. I sometimes run into the statement "How long is a day". This is an attempt by theists/deists to reconcile the actual age of the universe (13+ billion years) with the 6 days (or 6000 years) in some scriptures.

My first reaction is "You're nuts", but I don't think that would be persuasive. I sometimes try "calling a dog a cat does not change all dogs to cats". But, I am looking for something better. Any suggestions ?

Added by Jack Howard on July 15, 2011 at 10:34am — 2 Comments

How long is a day

In discussions with theists/deists, I run into a statement that I am not sure what would be an apprpriate response. My first reaction is "you're nuts", but I don't think that will be persuave.

So, I am looking for responses to the statement when discussing the age of the universe (13+ billions years old),

"How long is a day". This is a response I get from some theists/deists who try to reconcile the age of the universe with the 6 days in some scriptures. I sometimes try…

Continue

Added by Jack Howard on July 15, 2011 at 10:17am — No Comments

Most Popular Blog Posts

Monthly Archives

2011

Support Atheist Nexus

Donate Today

Donate

 

Help Nexus When You Buy From Amazon

Amazon

Nexus on Social Media:

Latest Activity

Michael Penn replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion E. O. Wilson interview on reducing the role of religion.
18 minutes ago
sk8eycat replied to Allen Dudley's discussion I Wouldn't Call Him "Doctor"
18 minutes ago
Michael Penn replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Playing Against Your Computer
21 minutes ago
Darren Taggart posted a video

Jesus God News 26 Feminism Special

Xanadu has had to go into hospital for a... minor procedure. We have a stand in though - be gentle, it's her first time and she's family, and has some very f...
22 minutes ago
Michael Penn replied to Allen Dudley's discussion I Wouldn't Call Him "Doctor"
29 minutes ago
sk8eycat replied to Allen Dudley's discussion I Wouldn't Call Him "Doctor"
30 minutes ago
Michael Penn replied to James G. Lee's discussion The Death Penalty aka Capital Punishment
39 minutes ago
sk8eycat replied to James M. Martin's discussion Five Reasons to Doubt Jesus Christ Ever Existed: Arm at All Points!
41 minutes ago

© 2015   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service