Peril in Paradise: Theology, Science, and the Age of the Earth  

by Mark S. Whorton

Published 2005: 356 pages

 

Using evidence as diverse as the bombardier beetle and St. Augustine, Dr. Whorton, a Christian apologist and genuine rocket scientist, provides a compelling answer to one of the most difficult and heated issues for modern Christians.

Major topics include:

• Thinking Believers
• Creation Paradigms
• The Eternal Purpose of Creation
• A Day in the Life of Adam
• Suffering and the Plan of God
• Animal Death in a Very Good World
• Vegetarian Delight
• The Uncompromising Truths of Creation

About the Author
Dr. Mark Whorton holds a PhD in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and has worked for the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center for the past 15 years. As an internationally recognized expert in the control of space structures and the Principal Investigator for an International Space Station experiment, Dr. Whorton has received many professional honors: NASA Administrator’s Fellow, Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and selected for Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities (1987).

An experienced published author, educator, and speaker in Christian apologetics, he has been active leading the formation of local chapters for the Reasons to Believe Ministry and has developed and taught Bible study courses in classical and modern apologetics. Dr. Whorton’s education and experience brings credibility and insight to this unique book addressing the theology and science of creation.