Re: flooded by YEC

Peter Vibert (
Thu, 25 Sep 1997 15:14:11 -0400

George asked:
><P>Could someone,&nbsp; recommend a concise, authoritative and complete
>resource for examining all of these desperate claims that I could purchase
>for our library (as well as myself)?

Resources that immediately spring to mind: ASA's own booklet "Teaching
Science in a Climate of Controversy" which deals well with eg. the Paluxy
River fossil tracks, and the book "Science Held Hostage" by Howard Van Till
et al.for its tretment of several YEC 'evidences' such as the 'shrinking

A "complete" resource is beyond anyone's ability and patience, I suspect,
though our own Glenn Morton might come closer than anyone. Try his
"Foundation, Fall and Flood" (see


Peter J. Vibert
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