Current Events Articles: March 2009

Scientists Tell Texas: Time to Evolve posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Several leading scientists have sent a letter to the Texas State Board of Education urging board members to reject an amendment that attacks one of evolution's key principles, that all life on Earth is descended from a common ancestor.

Leading members of the Texas scientific community, in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), urged the state board "to reject amendments to the state's draft science standards that would undermine sound science teaching," according to an AAAS statement released today.

http://www.livescience.com/culture/090324-texas-evolution.html

The Glasshouse Mountains posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Looking south from the Mapleton Plateau near Brisbane, Australia, the remarkable volcanic plugs known as the Glass House Mountains dominate the Sunshine Coast hinterland, a popular tourist destination.

http://biblicalgeology.net/Geological-Histories/The-Glass-House-Mountains.html

Herod's Temple Model 30 Years in the Making posted by Henry B. Smith Jr. MA

Brick by brick, tiny figure by tiny figure, Alec Garrard has painstakingly worked for 30 years on an astonishing recreation of Herod's Temple. But despite spending all that time and effort the retired farmer believes he won't finish it in his lifetime as he keeps finding things to add to it.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1155962/Pensioner-spends-30-years-building-amazing-model-Herods-Temple---admits-wont-finish-it.html

 

For more on the Temple, ABR recommends The Quest: Revealing the Temple Mount, on sale in the ABR Bookstore.

 

 

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