Latest Articles by John Mackay

  • Magazine Article
    The Biami Legends of Creation and Noah’s Flood
    Oct. 1, 1984, pp. 12–13

    The Biami people, numbering between four and five thousand, live in the western province of Papua New Guinea. Fourteen years ago they were the last cannibal tribe of Papua New Guinea.

  • Technical Research Paper
    Coal, Volcanism and Noah’s Flood
    April 1, 1984, pp. 11–29

    Applying the explosive pyroclastic volcanism model to the formation of coal deposits, it is entirely feasible that all the coal seams were formed by the conditions during Noah's Flood.

  • Magazine Article
    Mt. St. Helens
    July 1, 1983, pp. 6–8

    That hellish symphony finished over 3 years ago, but its results have now provided further pointers to the possible rapid and catastrophic origin of coal.

  • Magazine Article
    Creation and Marriage
    Oct. 1, 1982, pp. 26–28

    Why not? Marriage is a purely creation based relationship, and in Western Society, both nonChristians and Christians generally ‘think’ evolution, that’s why not!

  • Magazine Article
    Linguistics, Genesis, and Evolution Part 2
    June 1, 1981, pp. 24–25

    The first verse of Genesis is of great significance to anyone concerned with the origin of the world, particularly the scientist.

  • Magazine Article
    Pièrre Simon Laplace: The Nebular Hypothesis
    Aug. 1, 1980, pp. 29–30

    Pièrre Simon Laplace is famous for his concept that the solar system formed from a spinning cloud of gas.

  • Magazine Article
    It’s All in How You See Things—The Primates
    Aug. 1, 1980, pp. 17–18

    Most people committed to an idea often fail to see the difference between the observations and the interpretations they make of those observations.

  • Magazine Article
    The Role of Interpretation in Fish Phylogeny (Part 2)
    May 1, 1980, pp. 33–34

    In a “natural scheme” all facets of an animal’s existence are taken into account-internal and external structure, behavior, etc., before it is classified.

  • Magazine Article
    Lamellibranch Shells—Evidence of Catastrophe
    May 1, 1980, pp. 5–6

    Modern geology usually dismisses the possibility of a worldwide flood and therefore never examines the evidence in terms of such a flood.

  • Magazine Article
    Can You Prove How Young the Moon Is?
    May 1, 1980, pp. 15–16

    When rocks were brought back from the moon a substance called neptunium was discovered to be present in them.

  • Magazine Article
    The Bible in the Biology Class Room
    Feb. 1, 1980, pp. 9–10

    Many Christians who are secondary teachers are concerned that they cannot think of ways to crack the false concept that the Bible is not a textbook or even a suitable reference book.

  • Magazine Article
    Creation as Science Part 3
    Oct. 1, 1979, pp. 9–10

    Any theory of the origin and history of life is a theory on the nature of life. Nowhere could this be more true, than theories or models or beliefs about the origin and history of man.

  • Magazine Article
    Creation as Science Part 2
    July 1, 1979, pp. 9–10

    Creation is often criticized as being religious while evolution is scientific. In reality, both have religious aspects and both have points which are testable by repeatable observation.

  • Magazine Article
    Fish—Their Origin and History (Part 1)
    July 1, 1979, pp. 33–34

    This series of articles will examine the evidence for the reconstruction of the history of the fishes and look at the conclusions which can be drawn from such evidence.

  • Magazine Article
    Revelation and Science
    April 1, 1979, pp. 22–23

    No direct observation or test can be made on any action or event in the past, and therefore such actions or events lie beyond the reach of normal scientific investigation.

  • Magazine Article
    Creation as Science
    April 1, 1979, pp. 12–13

    Those who propose evolution of any sort (atheistic or theistic) usually raise one major criticism against creation.

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