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Dating Methods
Graphic states,
Confessional Lutheran Resources
on Radioactive and Other Dating Methods.

Carbon Dating - and other radiometric dating methods
Mark Bergemann, 2019

There are common misconceptions about carbon-14 dating.  This article will clarify those points and also introduce several
other radiometric dating methods.


Trapped Charge Dating
Mark Bergemann, 2019

Most people know something about carbon dating and some are aware of rock dating using other radiometric dating methods, but few in the general public have heard about any of the many other dating techniques. One very popular type is trapped charge dating. Just like radiometric dating, trapped charge dating is based on unprovable assumptions..
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."

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. 
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."

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.

by Mark Bergemann, 2020

This lesson book condenses 263 pages of articles into seven lessons.  See Lesson 5, "Dating Methods," pages 26-30.