Here once again, we see the remains of mammoths being paraded as evidence for evolution, when quite the opposite is true.
In this way, we have been subjected to a raucous parade of “artifacts” in recent years, such as the so-called James Ossuary with a forged inscription; the “Jesus Family Tomb,” which was useless for biblical purposes; the fake ivory pomegranate supposedly from Solomon’s temple, and the bogus “Yoash/ Jehoash inscription,” which purportedly proved the temple’s existence once and for all.
Even more recently, a scrap of what is claimed to be the oldest Hebrew writing was used to “prove” the Bible correct, even though it does nothing of the sort.
Every so often, Israeli archaeologists make an announcement that others run with in attempts to prove the Bible a history book.
Few serious scientists and non-believing scholars today view the Bible as an infallible history textbook, but that fact will not stop the faithful from trying to fit each piece of pottery, every building block found in Israel, into the biblical picture.
Lloyd Anderson, far right, takes home-schooled children on a tour of the land around Mount St.
Helens, pointing out geologic structures formed by the volcano’s eruption in 1980 that young-Earth creationists say support their beliefs.“Look! ” Lloyd Anderson springs ahead of the small group of visitors he has been leading through Gifford Pinchot National Forest.The cornerstone of the ancient building, which lies on a construction site for exclusive apartments, long precedes the time of Abraham and the rest of the Bible’s figures.This 8,000-year-old discovery shows that there were humans in Israel two thousand years before the world was created, according to many Bible literalists!Lloyd Anderson still gets revved up by the mountain.He is 69 and hard of hearing, but when he gets rolling in the booming cadences of the nondenominational minister he was until 1999, the years fall away and the words tumble out with the message he has committed his retirement to bringing forth.(CNN) -- In the Old Testament, camels made for a very useful literary device.