RE: Book Recommendation

From: Glenn Morton <glennmorton@entouch.net>
Date: Mon May 17 2004 - 22:52:45 EDT

 I know Glen and the last name is Kuban.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: asa-owner@lists.calvin.edu
> [mailto:asa-owner@lists.calvin.edu] On Behalf Of Keith Miller
> Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 8:45 PM
> To: asa@calvin.edu
> Subject: Re: Book Recommendation
>
>
> > May I recommend you check out the following website which provide
> > valid and critical analysis of Dinosaur's age by a Christian
> > paleotologist.
> >
> > http://members.aol.com/fostrak/dinos.htm
>
> This is a very thorough website.
>
> However, Glen Cuban is not a trained paleontologist (unless he has
> obtained a degree recently). He is completely self trained as a
> paleontologist. Glen became interested in the Paluxy "man tracks"
> claim and decided to investigate it himself. He spent a number of
> years, much effort, and many hours documenting all of the trackways,
> carefully drawing them and making latex molds. In the end he
> determined that the "giant man tracks" were metatarsal
> dinosaur prints.
> They have now been recognized at sites worldwide. His detailed
> observations were published in an influential symposium volume on
> fossil trackways.
>
> One of the many interesting aspects of this story is that the YEC
> creationists who publicized the "man tracks" never bothered to
> seriously study them. They also steadfastly refused to
> participate in
> the work that was done by Glen and by Johnny Hastings. Similarly, no
> professional paleontologists looked at them seriously because YEC
> claims were so manifestly ridiculous that the features
> themselves were
> deemed either forgeries (which some were) or insignificant.
>
> Keith
>
>
> Keith B. Miller
> Research Assistant Professor
> Dept of Geology, Kansas State University
> Manhattan, KS 66506-3201
> 785-532-2250
> http://www-personal.ksu.edu/~kbmill/
>
>
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