Dating the age of the earth
Most scientists and many Christians believe that the radiometric dating methods prove that the earth is 4.5 billion years old.
The textbooks speak of the radiometric dating techniques, and the dates themselves, as factual information.
A fear of God and reverence for His Word is the beginning of wisdom.
Even the use of isochron dating, which is supposed to eliminate some initial condition assumptions, produces dates that are not reliable.
The Bible gives us a much more reliable history of the earth as it was recorded by God.
When someone mentions scientific dating methods, the first thing to come to mind for most people is carbon dating.
There are three main assumptions that must be made to accept radiometric dating methods.
These must be accepted on faith in uniformitarian and naturalistic frameworks.