When you consider the age of the earth debate, the heart of the matter is death before sin. If it were not for this one argument, most young earth creation science arguments would disappear. A proper understanding of this concept is critical to having the right interpretation of the Scriptures.
We invite you to delve deeper into this issue in the articles below. We've identified articles from other old earth creationist websites, as well as posting some from our own website, giving you the perspective of nine different old earth creationists. God Bless as you study His Creation!
Death Before the Fall - An Answers in Creation original article explaining death before the fall, using common sense and logic
Genesis 2:17 - Death Before Sin - A response to a claim made by Answers in Genesis
Did God Create Carnivores on Day 6? by Rich Deem A quick, simple solution to this question
It Is All About Teeth – In order to explain carnivorous activity, the young-earth proponent accepts evolution, and some other far-out ideas!
Young Earth Creationism and Evolution – To avoid Death Before the Fall, young earth creationists embrace hyper-evolution
Death Before the Fall: The Theology by Glenn R. Morton - Examines Death from the Theological perspective
No Death Before the Fall - A Young-Earth Heresy by Rich Deem - By far the best article on the topic of death before the fall
Death Through Sin – by Jim Schicatano, author of "The Theory of Creation."
From Creation Or The Fall?
by John C. Munday Jr - A thorough study of creature death and the Fall
Animal Death Before the
Fall: What Does the Bible Say?
By Rev. Lee Irons - Another thorough study of animal death
No Death Before the Fall? By Derrick Dean, author of the book Is the Truth Out There?
In Adam All Die? Another exposition of death before the fall
Did you know that you can be a Christian,
and believe that the earth is billions of years old? You can even
believe in evolution and be a Christian. There is no conflict
between science and the Bible...all one needs is a proper
understanding how to merge science and the Bible. To learn more
about old earth creationism, see
Old Earth Belief,
or check out the article
Can You Be A
Christian and Believe in an Old Earth?
Feel free to check out more of this website. Our goal is to provide rebuttals to the bad science behind young earth creationism, and honor God by properly presenting His creation.