Category Archives: science

Circumcision’s Added Benefit

God told Abraham that circumcision would be “a sign of the covenant “(Genesis 17:11).  God had promised “in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed” (Genesis 12:3), and “you shall be the father of many nations” (Genesis … Continue reading

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Are Your Hands Clean?

Ignaz Semmelweis (1818-1865), a young Hungarian-born physician, working in Vienna, Austria, implemented an unpopular policy which saved many lives.  The year was 1847.  He ordered all doctors and medical students working in the maternity ward of Vienna General Hospital, to … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Moon

The moon provides benefits to mankind.  The Bible says, “And God said, ‘Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and seasons, and for days … Continue reading

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An Ancient Earth? (Assumptions, Assumptions!)

Those of the evolutionary persuasion adamantly teach us that this earth is old, very old. In fact, they tell us that this earth is perhaps, and in all likelihood, as old as 4.6 billion years. They teach this as fact. … Continue reading

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A Mother Makes a Difference

“The Educated Child,” a book by William J. Bennett, Chester E. Finn Jr., and John T.E. Cribb Jr., contains this story: “About 150 years ago, a mother in Port Huron, Michigan took her son out of school after a teacher called … Continue reading

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Galen’s Influence

Imhotep (Egypt c. 3500 B.C.), Hippocrates (KOS, Greece 460-377 B.C.), Galen (Pergamum, Asia Minor 130-201? A.D.): Those are the celebrated physicians of ancient times. It is Galen that is the subject of this article.  Galen learned much by dissecting animals – … Continue reading

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Lasting Value

Aluminum in the mid-1800’s was an extreme expensive metal.  Aluminum was plentiful (in fact, the most plentiful metallic element in the earth’s crust).  That was not the problem with this element.  The problem was that the refinement process at the time … Continue reading

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