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Recent Rapid Formation of Coal and Oil

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  • Format: DVD
  • Dimensions: 5.25" x 7.5"
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Technicality: Layman
  • Ages: Teens – Adults
  • Publisher: Answers in Genesis
  • Published: 2017
  • SKU: 30-9-674
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  • Includes optional English subtitles

Dr. Andrew Snelling looks at evidence to confirm the recent, rapid formation of coal and oil as a result of the Biblical Flood.



The observed makeup of the world's immense coal beds does not fit the millions-of-years peat swamp model. Instead it points to rapid accumulation of plant debris through catastrophic global water deposition. Experiments demonstrate it takes as little as a few days to turn buried plant debris into coal, and produce oil from coal and organic debris. The evidence thus confirms the recent, rapid formation of coal and oil as a result of the Biblical Flood!

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Dr. Andrew A. Snelling

Dr. Andrew A. Snelling

Dr. Andrew Snelling holds a PhD in geology from the University of Sydney, Australia. He serves as Answers in Genesis’ Director of Research and is the Editor-in-Chief of the online Answers Research Journal. Dr. Snelling is active in research, writing and also speaking on topics such as the flood, fossils, the Grand Canyon, and the radioactive dating of rocks.

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