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RUNNING HEAD: Comparative EssayComparative EssayPHSC 210 – B01 – Elements of Earth ScienceInstructor – Stephen UnderwoodMarch 2, 2015IntroductionThe topic of this comparative essay will be to discuss the Original Creation of the Earthand the age of the Earth. This paper will compare the two view points of the Nebular Hypothesis(Old-Earth Secular View) and Six-Day Creation (Young-Earth View) as well as how those twoviews affect the view of the age of the Earth.Old-Earth Secular ViewThe Old-Earth viewpoint that was chosen for this essay is the Nebular Hypothesis. Theauthor ofThe Origin of the Solar System(n.d.) states that “In the Nebular Hypothesis, a cloud ofgas and dust collapsed by gravity begins to spin faster because of angular momentumconservation.” From this cloud, the Nebular Hypothesis states that the earth, sun, moon, andplanets were formed. According to Coffey (2010), the process involved in the NebularHypothesis “is thought to take at least 100 million years.” Because of the amount of time that
Comparative Essay2this takes, the Old-Earth view of the age of the earth varies widely from the Young-Earth view.Hodge (2007) states that because of the secular view of how the earth was created, that estimatesa “secular age of the earth of about 4.5 billion years and a universe about 14 billion years old.”Young-Earth ViewThe Young-Earth viewpoint for this essay is the Six-Day Creation as supported and

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Earth Science, Solar System, Hodge, Sarfati

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