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Dating Methods
Graphic states, "75 million years," indicating this page is about radioactive dating methods
Selected Confessional Lutheran Resources
on Radioactive and Other Dating Methods.

Essays on Origins
Dr. David Menton, 1996
Essay #16: The Dating Game
Excerpt: "The most widely-used method for determining the age of fossils is to date them by the "known age" of the rock strata in which they are found. On the other hand, the most widely-used method for determining the age of the rock strata is to date them by the "known age" of the fossils they contain. ... The problem with all radiometric "clocks" is that their accuracy critically depends on several starting assumptions which are largely unknowable."

Creationists Call Their Shot ... Again!
Dr. Bruce Holman, LSI Journal, 2012, 3 pages
Excerpt: "Albert Einstein's General and Special Theories of Relativity predicted time dilation and space curvature, both of which have actually been observed. Such confirmations are strong indications that the basic theory is actually true. Young earth creationists are particularly adept at shocking the materialistic scientific community with expectations which turn out to be verified."

Disclaimer
Views expressed on this website, especially those from sources other than LSI, are not necessarily the views of LSI.  In addition, LSI is a WELS group.  There is theological variance between the WELS and some of the Confessional Lutheran church bodies represented in essays and books found on this website. 
Creation-Evolution Q&A 
Warren Krug, LSI Journal 2013.
Question #1: Haven’t scientists shown the earth to be much, much older than the Bible teaches?

Age of the Earth, part 1
Age of the Earth, part 2

Warren Krug, LSI Journal, 2009
These articles examine many reasons why the earth is not 4.5 billion years old, but is much younger.  Part 1 discusses MT. St. Helens and radioisotope dating.  Part 2 lists many other dating methods.

Carbon Dating
Edited by Gerald Mallmann, LSI Journal
Section Titles Include:
C-14 DATES ONCE LIVING MATERIAL
HOW THE C-14 CLOCK WORKS
TWO KINDS OF CARBON
BETA RAYS
COUNTING PROCEDURE
HOW FOSSILS GET THEIR CARBON
IS THE CARBON-14 CONCENTRATION CONSTANT?
HOW C-14 ENTERS THE AIR