Chapter Four, Page 3
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Science and the Church
community and industry, they will not have the teachings of Christ to guide them so that this will be a better world.
If the preachers have doubts about the scientists stating the universe began 14 billion years ago and expanded from nothing, then the preachers should check the mathematics. If the preachers find flaws in the math then the preachers should go to a science pow wow and explain the flaws and then prove mathematically that the universe is only 6000 years old or 100 years old or whatever age seems appropriate to their biblical interpretations.
Most major Christian church denominations have large universities with a science and mathematics departments. It would be very simple for the church to call upon the scientists in these universities to investigate the Big Bang theory and to submit a report determining if the theory is real or not. Few preachers would talk against the Big Bang theory if the scientists in his church would not back him up.
When a preacher meets an atheist and the atheist criticizes Christ and his teachings, does the atheist not look ridiculous when he states that he has never read the Bible? Upon what authority can the atheist judge Christ if he does not know what Christ stands for? Likewise does not the preacher look ridiculous if he has not investigated the mathematicians and the astronomical data concerning the Big Bang and yet preaches against this theory?
Why must the preachers and other followers of the flat earth society make their belief a condition