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Are there scientific research articles published in reputable journals that provide supporting evidence for Young Earth Creationism?

From the Young Earth Creationist perspective, there is no conclusive scientific evidence of a young earth. This is because Creationists believe that the true domain of science is the present, not the ...
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How Many Souls Have Ever Lived?

Historical Estimates of World Population shows the world population as single-digit millions before 3000 BC. Given that the world is currently approaching 5-digit millions, I suspect it doesn't make ...
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Are there recommendations for books for learning about the customs and rules of a Christian life?

Customs and rules? The only “custom” Jesus asked us to follow was to remember his death (and resurrection) until His return. The only “rule” Christ Jesus commanded us to follow was to love the Lord ...
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Is it Catholic doctrine that no one can be certain of being in God's grace?

Apart from divine revelation, one cannot be absolutely certain one is in the state of grace, though there are signs one might be. Council of Trent session 6 on Justification, Chapter IX. "Against ...
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Is there a list of verses from the Bible which the Joseph Smith Translation has modified/restored?

The closest thing I have found online to a complete listing of restored or retranslated passages is this online interactive comparison viewer at ScriptureToolbox.com, which lets you see from the table ...
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Are there scientific research articles published in reputable journals that provide supporting evidence for Young Earth Creationism?

Frame Challenge If your definition of "reputable" is "run by the clique that systematically excludes anything that disagrees with their dogma", then I think you can guess the ...
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Have there been notable scientific research articles with ground-breaking results in Young Earth Creationism research?

Whether we're talking about the Principia (Newton), Principles of Geology (Lyell), or The Origin of the Species (Darwin), "groundbreaking" scientific results are often not published in ...
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On the Quote "We Have No Other Business Here Than to Get to Heaven"

“Our business is to gain heaven; everything else is a sheer waste of time.” - St. Vincent De Paul Source: https://saintquotes.tumblr.com/post/124812336522/our-business-is-to-gain-heaven-everything-...
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What could account for this 1990 radical change in belief about the German school of Higher Criticism (that began around 1860)?

From what I understand about the German school Tubingen of higher criticism, the "monstrous contradiction" refers to the Gospel dating of the death, burial, resurrection of Christ. The ...
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Are there recommendations for books for learning about the customs and rules of a Christian life?

Francis August Schaeffer was an American evangelical theologian, philosopher, and Presbyterian pastor. He co-founded the L'Abri community in Switzerland with his wife Edith Schaeffer, née Seville, a ...
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What is the source of this inscription in Salzburg?

The shrine is, in fact, one of eleven very beautiful sculptures on the Kapuzinerberg representing aspects of Christ's Passion. They are an atypical form of the Stations of the Cross. This particular ...
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Is there a list of verses from the Bible which the Joseph Smith Translation has modified/restored?

I personally think a focused list of some of the most significant differences is more helpful than a comprehensive list for the whole Bible. Below, differences by Joseph Smith are bolded: "But ...
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What explanations do Christian theodicies offer regarding God's commanding the Israelites to slaughter the Canaanites, including their children?

Admittedly this is very difficult material which must nonetheless be dealt with rather than shoved under the carpet. It is always dangerous to put God in the dock without careful reading. These ...
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What explanations do Christian theodicies offer regarding God's commanding the Israelites to slaughter the Canaanites, including their children?

It is the fact of history that Adam and his progeny have erred and strayed like lost sheep, Psalm 119: 174-176. It is a fact that 'there is none righteous, no - not one', Romans 3:10-12,Psalm 14:1-3,...
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How Many Fathers of the Catholic Church are There; and Where to Find a Reliable List?

How many Fathers of the Catholic Church are there; and where to find a reliable list? Before going on with an answer, I would like to post a modern definition as to what a Church Father is. Fathers ...
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Who Said: "God Did Not Become Man in Order for Man to Become a Theologian''?

Google may or may not be your friend. I found what appears to be a book of quotes containing the following: God did not become man so that man could become a theologian.      — Saint Ambrose (Source....
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What could account for this 1990 radical change in belief about the German school of Higher Criticism (that began around 1860)?

Due to the two helpful links provided in the comments, I have been enabled to understand what led Eta Linnemann to speak of a "monstrous contradiction" within historical-critical theology, ...
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St. Thomas Aquinas on the Question: "What Must I Do to Go to Heaven?''

The following is extracted from the Afterword of Milton Lomask's short biography of the Cure of Ars:
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What are good books on humility by major scholars or priests?

One book I have which I recommend is based on the supreme example of a humble man of whom it was written nearly 2,000 years ago: "But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of ...
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Who first used the term "alter Christus" to describe a priest?

EDITED TO ADD Luis Miranda's Manuale Praelatorum Regularium (1612) explicitly calls a priest an alter Christus: Nam licet Sacerdos secundum se, sit persona finita, non tamen illud offert in sua ...
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Which Church Fathers were martyred?

Polycarp of Smyrna is one omission from the list in the OP, although the letter attributed to him is disputed. He left no other writings but is nevertheless considered one the apostolic fathers. ...
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Early Christians understood "Scripture" to be the Old Testament alone?

While commentating on 1st Timothy 5:17-18, Fee's book 1st and 2nd Timothy, Titus says: The formula the Scripture says technically introduces only the citation of Deut. 25:4. If Paul wrote (or ...
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Has any Christian philosopher ever argued that naturalism can be shown to be false?

Is Naturalism falsifiable? We will deal with the two sub-questions separately. First question: it should be noted that the questioner's use of "falsifiable" connotes a different meaning from ...
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Where did St. Bernard say that incontinence in ecclesiastics is one of the greatest persecutions the Church could suffer?

St. Alphonsus bases his statement upon what St. Bernard wrote in sermon 33 of his 86 Sermons on the Song of Solomon p. 224, where he commentates on Isaias 38:17 ("Behold in peace is my bitterness ...
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Are there recommendations for books for learning about the customs and rules of a Christian life?

Introduction to Christianity Most churches have Inquirers or New Converts attend Discipleship Classes (or Catechism classes) to learn about the customs and beliefs (rules) of the Christian Church. ...
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Who first used the term "alter Christus" to describe a priest?

The earliest reference to Sacerdos alter Christus ("a priest [is] another Christ") I could find is in the proceedings of the Second Plenary Council of Baltimore (1866). Acta et decreta ...
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Reference request: Trying to locate the reference of a quote by Pope Athanasius of Alexandria about the Trinity

The quote that is closest to what you are looking for is found in the work Quaestiones aliae by Athanasius of Alexandria. Ὡς γὰρ ψυχὴ, λόγος καὶ πνοὴ τρία πρόσωπα, καὶ μία φύσις ψυχῆς, καὶ οὐ τρεῖς ...
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Why was Christ depicted in catacomb paintings either with or without a beard?

The reason that Christ was often pictured without a beard is that beards were generally not worn in Roman times. The artists tended to depict Christ according to their own sense of fashion rather than ...
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Which Church Fathers were martyred?

Which Church Fathers were martyred? The most well known ones are St. Polycarp of Smyrna, St. Clement of Rome, St. Cyprian of Carthage and St. Maximus the Confessor. Still others exist. St. Pamphilus ...
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Have there been notable scientific research articles with ground-breaking results in Young Earth Creationism research?

Not much research in the Young Earth creationist area can realistically be described as 'ground breaking", even within the confines of YEC. This is at least in part because the number of people ...
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