scientific insights

Will the Mainstream Academia Ever Accept Scientific Insights from the Bible?

  • The biblical record: Genesis 1:1; John 1:1; 2 Timothy 1:9; Hebrews 11:3; Titus 1:2; 1 Corinthians 2:7.
    The scientific record: Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity (1916) and scientific observations like Hubble and COBE that followed.

  • First Law of Thermodynamics (energy cannot be created or destroyed)

    The biblical record: Genesis 2:2-3; Psalms 148:6; Isaiah 40:26; Hebrews 4:3,4,10; 2 Peter 3:3-7.
    The scientific record: Joule, Mayer – 1842

  • Second Law of Thermodynamics (entropy — things move from state of order to disorder)scientific insights

    The biblical record: Psalms 102:25-26; Isaiah 51:6; Matthew 24:35; Romans 8:20-22; 1 John 2:17; Hebrews 12:27.
    The scientific record: Clausius – 1850

  • The biblical record: Genesis 1:21-31, 7:1-16; 1 Corinth 15:38-39.
    The scientific record: Linnaeus – 1735

  • Hydrologic Cycle

    The biblical record: Job 26:8, 36:27-28; Ecclesiastes 1:7 .
    The scientific record: Perrault & Mariotte – 1700s

  • The biblical record: Leviticus 17:11
    The scientific record: Harvey – 1628

  • The biblical record: Leviticus 25:4
    The scientific record: Roman Empire – 200 BC

  • The biblical record: Job 38:19-20
    The scientific record: Newton , Huygens – 1600’sscientific insights

  • The biblical record: Job 28:25
    The scientific record: Torricelli – 1643 (barometric pressure)

  • The biblical record: Psalms 8:8
    The scientific record: Fontaine Maury – 1855

  • The biblical record: Ecclesiastes 1:6
    The scientific record: Satellite Discoveries – 1960’s

  • The biblical record: Leviticus 13:45-46 (infection and quarantine)
    Numbers 19 (sterilization and the dead)
    Leviticus 11:29-40 (sterilization with respect to food)
    Leviticus 12 (sterilization and childbirth)
    Leviticus 15 (sterilization with respect to bodily discharges)
    Leviticus 13 (sterilization and infection)
    Leviticus 6:8-13 (burning and washing as method of sterilization) Deuteronomy 23:12-14 (disposal of human waste)scientific insights
    Numbers 19 (disposal of dead)
    The scientific record: Plague quarantines of the 16th and 17th Centuries; Lister – 1865.