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Trade Paperback
224 pages
Feb 2004
Broadman & Holman

Something From Nothing

by Kurt Wise & Sheila Richardson

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"Where did it all begin? Is it relevant to me? Are their credible answers? Something from Nothing resounds a very definite yes. There are real, believable answers and they come straight from Godís word. Presented from the young earth view of Biblical creation, this book meets the student at the point of his bewilderments, giving full, convincing data about our origins, answering many questions about Creation vs. Evolution. Part 1, The Why, How, and When of Origins Study establishes the purpose, framework, and reasoning of this book. Part 2, Creation Week, presents our Creator God and His artistry. Part 3, Journey through Earth History, walks through Biblical earth history from Creation to Godís call on Abraham. All information is backed by fully annotated data from many realms: science, history, archaeology, and the Bible. A wide range of associated subjects is considered, to name just a few: young earth vs. old earth creationism; carbon 14 dating; DNA; death and decay; fossil evidence; and paleo-anthropology.

"Written for students struggling with the Creation/Evolution debate, Something from Nothing benefits from the wide-ranging experience of the authors. Geophysicist and paleontologist Kurt Wise is director of the Center for Origins Research and Education. Nurse and teacher Sheila Richardson writes Christian curriculum. Enhanced by chapters that advance in a logical, straightforward narrative with fully-documented data, Something from Nothing helps the student stand firmly on Godís Word. Each chapter ends with questions for study and a Bible verse to remember. Black and white graphics, highlighted Bible texts, plenteous footnotes, and a closing bibliography add value. Uses include high school and college individual and group study, reference volume, debate or discussion fuel, adult study, and family reading." -- Donna Eggett, Christian Book

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Did a thoughtful creator speak the whole universe into existence? What is the age of the universe?

Most Christian students today are familiar with Bible ďstoriesĒ but donít have a clue how to combat the prevailing anti-Christian philosophies. Beginning with God and His Word as the standard, Something from Nothing demonstrates how the biblical witness teaches that the age of the universe is not as old as other theories contend. The authors stress the purpose of origins study as an approach to knowing God in a deeper way. Something from Nothing also demonstrates how all issues raised by evolutionists can be answered not only by the Bible but also by scientific data and research.