2012 Volume 7

2012 Volume 7

Answers in Depth (AiD) explores the biblical worldview in addressing modern scientific research, history, current events, popular media, theology, and much more. AiD provides Christians with powerful apologetic answers, careful critiques, and close examinations of the world around them.


  • Research Paper
    Augustine on the Days of Creation
    Jan. 18, 2012

    Old-earthers claim Augustine as support for figurative interpretations of Genesis 1. But what did Augustine really say?

  • Research Paper
    From Dust to Dust
    Feb. 15, 2012

    Both secular science and the Scriptures state that man was formed from dust. What is the difference, and why is it important?

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Giants in the Old Testament
    Feb. 22, 2012

    The Bible describes many individuals as giants, and it also mentions several giant people groups.

  • Research Paper
    The Sequence of Christ’s Post-Resurrection Appearances
    March 21, 2012

    Like a good reporter piecing together a story, we must examine all the eyewitness accounts recorded in God’s Word, realize by faith that they must all be true, and then see how they fit together.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Can We Pray to Jesus?
    April 18, 2012

    It is appropriate to pray to the Father directly; however, just because we are permitted to pray to the Father, doesn’t mean that we are not permitted to pray to the Son.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    The Rise and Fall of Inerrancy in the American Fundamentalist Movement
    May 16, 2012

    This article will survey the history of Christian fundamentalism in America along with its strengths and weaknesses, victories and defeats, and the significance of the doctrine of biblical inerrancy

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Archaeology and the Bible
    May 23, 2012

    Many archaeologists who excavate biblical lands reach conclusions that differ with the historical account of Scripture. How should a Christian respond?

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    The Wonder of the Fish Called Menhaden
    May 30, 2012

    Humanity was never meant to venerate or worship nature, but rather to preserve, protect, and harvest the bounty provided by God through His physical creation.

  • June 6, 2012

    Perhaps more than any other fossil, Lucy is presented as “exhibit A” for evolutionists in their attempt to show that humans evolved from an ape-like ancestor.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    The Fall and the Problem of Millions of Years of Natural Evil
    July 18, 2012

    Can the evolutionist view of the history of natural evil be harmonized with the Bible’s apparent teaching that all of this evil is the consequence of the Fall?

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Tannin: Sea Serpent, Dinosaur, Snake, Dragon, or Jackal?
    Aug. 8, 2012

    Determining the meaning of tannin requires a close look at the actual Hebrew word and a study of the various contexts in which it appears.

  • How Did We Get So Smart?
    Aug. 11, 2012

    Noticing the intellectual reputation of Neanderthals, it’s worth recalling how a person’s worldview colors his interpretation of data about human origins.

  • Research Paper
    Antony van Leeuwenhoek: Creation “Magnified” Through His Magnificent Microscopes
    Aug. 15, 2012

    Although van Leeuwenhoek was not the inventor of the microscope, he advanced it more than anyone else for seeing living things.

  • Technical Research Paper
    Applying Probabilities to Evolution
    Sept. 12, 2012

    This article will mathematically model one simple aspect of cell formation and, using mathematical statistics, compute the expected waiting time for this structure to occur.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    The God Particle and the God of Particles
    Sept. 19, 2012

    The so-called “God Particle” may not be relevant to many practical aspects of our daily lives but it brings up an opportunity to consider the meaning of the way the universe is made.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    How Did Plants Survive the Flood?
    Oct. 10, 2012

    Many critics of the Genesis account of history scoff at the idea of plants and seeds lasting for a year in fresh and salt water, therefore discounting the biblical account of the Flood.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Affirmations of God’s Existence from Design in Nature
    Oct. 17, 2012

    The beauty, design, and ingenuity found everywhere in the natural world is one of the major reasons for belief in God.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Lucy, the Knuckle-Walking “Abomination”?
    Oct. 24, 2012

    A blog post critical of the Creation Museum’s “Lucy” exhibit shows reckless and unscientific reasoning.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Junk DNA and ENCODE Revisited
    Nov. 7, 2012

    The ENCODE project’s recent discoveries help make sense of the DNA referred to as “junk.”

  • Brainfood: Cooking
    Nov. 10, 2012

    Cooking: the key to evolutionary success

  • History Channel Survey of Human History
    Nov. 17, 2012

    History channel’s survey of human history opens with a sadly skewed story.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Local or Global Flood: What Does Erets Indicate?
    Dec. 5, 2012

    Why would the author of Genesis not use the word “tebel” to describe the flood if it was actually worldwide?


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