5. The Evidence for the Theory is Irrefutable ==>
   5.1. Direct Evidence ==>
     5.1.1. Fossil Evidence ==>
       5.1.1.8. Age of Fossils * ==>
         5.1.1.8.3. Radiometric Dating* ==>
           5.1.1.8.3.1. Methods of Radiometric Dating* ==>

5.1.1.8.3.1.6. Radiometric Dating from Christian Perspective
*(One does not have to understand anything presented on this page.
The point is, there ARE people who DO understand this
AND it is FUNDAMENTAL to their discipline).

THE POINT!

Radiometric Dating is a accepted by many Christians. Here is one, who after demonstrating his firm belief in Jesus Christ, goes on to discredit all the objections to radiometric dating as a valid technique for determining the age of the earth.

Radiometric Dating

A Christian Perspective

Dr. Roger C. Wiens

941 Estates Drive, Los Alamos, NM 87544

[email protected]

[A PDF version of this document is also available.]

Dr. Wiens has a PhD in Physics, with a minor in Geology. His PhD thesis was on isotope ratios in meteorites, including surface exposure dating. He was employed at Caltech's Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences at the time of writing the first edition. He is presently employed in the Space & Atmospheric Sciences Group at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

http://www.asa3.org/ASA/resources/Wiens.html Radiometric Dating From A Christian Perspective</a target="_blank">>

A very technical article. Addresses the common misconceptions regarding radiometric dating methods that uneducated people grab onto in their defense of a young earth.