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The intersection of biblical studies, genetics, history, genealogy, and geography.

Patriarchal Drive

Patriarchal Drive

Patriarchal Drive is a strange phrase with profound implications. Simply put, very old people having children in a population adds many extra mutations per child. In the biblical model, centuries-old people would have been having children within a fairly small...

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Jacob’s Livestock Breeding Experiment

Jacob’s Livestock Breeding Experiment

Dr C delves into a difficult passage that deals with some improbable breeding experiments done by the Patriarch Jacob in Genesis 30 and 31. Some claim the genetics is all wrong. Others claim Jacob believed in magic. Neither is the case. Links: Jacob’s livestock: a...

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Racial tension, part 2: What is a race?

Racial tension, part 2: What is a race?

There are massive racial tensions being expressed in the US and around the world today. While I cannot fix centuries of injustice and oppression in a 15-minute YouTube video, there are answers to the theological and scientific questions people are asking. Some of the...

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Nature vs God?

Nature vs God?

We all struggle to explain where everything came from. The science of naturalism is the main approach used today, but naturalism, even though it is a great science for the laboratory, is a lousy science for origins. The alternative to naturalism is theism, and within...

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Evolutionary Bottlenecks are Disastrous

Evolutionary Bottlenecks are Disastrous

Dr C revisits the idea of a genetic "bottleneck" and explains why the 'out of Africa' bottleneck would have been a disaster for our species. Location: Silvermine Commercial Take-out #3, Nantahala National Forest, Bryson City, North Carolina Links: Why you shouldn't...

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“Trust me. I’m a scientist.”

“Trust me. I’m a scientist.”

Location: Saguaro National Park, near Tucson, Arizona Links: Richard Dawkins Louis Leakey Information in biology Can random mutations creation biological 'information'? See the Origin of Life section in Evolution's Achilles' Heels The Waiting Time Problem Eventual...

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Genetic Engineering of Humans

Genetic Engineering of Humans

What’s your response going to be the first time you hear that a human has been cloned?  How are you going to react the first you hear that a baby has been born that has been genetically modified? What are you going to do when you go to the doctor with something and your doctor says, “Oh! We can fix that using genetic engineering. I ask those questions because they are not for tomorrow. They are not ten years from now. Those are questions that we are going to be facing in the immediate near future because they’re already possible to do.

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Based in Atlanta, BiblicalGenetics.com is a vlog/podcast by Dr. Robert Carter. His posts explore modern genetics through the lens of biblical history, and vice versa.

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