Therefore, any C dates taken from samples from that time period would appear older than they really were. I've seen enough in the field to realize that quite substantial portions of the geologic record are not the direct result of the flood. We know according to 2 Peter 3: The most significant sign of this revival was the publication in of The Genesis Flood by Whitcomb and Morris, supporters of Pricean flood geology. Morris, October 8, ; both in the Whitcomb papers.
In several documented situations when carbon dating ran contrary to common scientific assumptions, the results were only an anomaly if the world were billions of years old.
Carbon-14 Dating Does Not Disprove the Bible
It is worth noting that most of them were trained as professional geologists or geochemists. Although the Adventists regard themselves as evangelicals, some hesitate to include them in a list of evangelical Christians because of their strong commitment to the writings of Ellen G. Did this happen because the earth had started spinning more rapidly, causing more days to occur during a single revolution around the sun? Seventh-day Adventists' opinions on C dating and the age of the earth have varied somewhat over time. Since the invention of the C method and the appearance of evangelical professionals in this field, however, American evangelicals have divided themselves into two groups. However, the assumption that the rate of formation for C has been the same for long ages past was, to Woods, not certain.