Many christians believe the bible says the earth is 6,000 years old. in reality, the bible says humanity is at least 50,000 years old and science tells us the other.
The age of the earth is not “plain” in the scriptures. it is also not “main,” in that one’s view of earth’s age has no necessary implications for one’s view of sin, salvation, morality, heaven, or hell..
How old is the earth? measurements made in the 18th century were based on the rate of the earth's cooling and vastly underestimated the age of the earth..
So far scientists have not found a way to determine the exact age of the earth directly from earth earth (4.54 ga) is based on old, age.html> last updated.
G. brent dalrymple's classic debunking of the young-earth 'scientific' creationism's dating methods with a short explanation of how geologists know the age of the earth.
The oldest rocks which have been found so far (on the earth) date to about 3.8 to 3.9 billion years ago (by several radiometric dating methods). some of these rocks are sedimentary, and include minerals which are themselves as old as 4.1 to 4.2 billion years..
The earth is 4.5 to 4.6 billion years old, but the oldest known rocks are about 4 billion years old and rocks older than 3 billion years are rare. the oldest fossils of living organisms are less than 3.9 billion years old. there is no record of the critical period when life was first getting started..
If the book of genesis is interpreted strictly literally, it seems to indicate that the earth and the universe are around 6,000 years old. in contrast, various scientific dating methods place the age of the earth around 4.5 billion years and the age of the universe around 14.6 billion years..
Earth day is an annual event, observed on april 22, that celebrates the planet's environment and raises public awareness about pollution..