Archeological dating method
They doubted the existence of Ur of the Chaldees, of the advanced ancient city-states and religious towers mentioned in Genesis 10-11, of complex legal codes in that era, of camels in Palestine in the days of Abraham, of King David and King Solomon, of the Hittites and the Philistines, of Sargon and Nebuchadnezzar and Belshazzar, to name a few. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled” (Mat. In this passage Jesus taught that the Old Testament is perfect even to the very letters.
They said that the book of Acts was filled with historical inaccuracies. He further said that “the scripture cannot be broken” (John ).
In that day women had no authority in the eyes of society. Referring to the Hittite kingdom, we are told that the resources for determining dates are “inaccurate and unreliable” and the reconstruction of the sequence of Hittite kings is “still mostly educated guesswork” (Billie Jean Collins, , which was discovered in Bulgaria in 1961, has been dated to 2,500 BC by conventional methods such as pottery and to as old as 5,500 BC by radiocarbon methods. To accept such a fallible system as an authority equal to that of the Bible or even greater than that of the Bible would be the height of foolishness, in our estimation.
The account of the women believing first is not something that would have been written unless it actually happened and unless the writers were committed to recording the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. When archaeologists investigate the site of an ancient city, they dig a trench and often find layers of civilization built one on top of the other.
Egyptian hieroglyphic (a pictograph script) and hieratic (an alphabetic script) can be traced to the same general time in the third millennium BC.
The hieratic did not arise from the hieroglyphic; rather, they had different purposes.
Thus, according to evolution, Noah and his generation would barely have crawled out of the cave to exchange their stone clubs for bronze ones! Consider the following statements by Alfred Hoerth, former director of archaeology at Wheaton College, in a book published by the “evangelical” Baker Books:“Fossils and mastodons date to prehistoric times. The term neolithic is used to designate a period beginning with the domestication of plants and animals and ending with the introduction of metals ...
This striking candor is powerful evidence that the Gospels are true, unvarnished accounts. As George Hanson rightly said, “The simple faith of the Christian who believes in the resurrection is nothing compared to the credulity of the skeptic who will accept the wildest and most improbable romances rather than admit the plain witness of historical certainties. They apply their evolutionary assumptions to this and are convinced that they are looking at the advance of civilization from a “stone age.” Actually, while there were and are stone age people, there is no stone age.