Relative age dating geologic cross sections

28-Feb-2016 12:52

(I refuse to use modern Biblical commentary because it already knows modern science, and is always influenced by that knowledge.

The trend becomes to bend the Bible to match the science.) So the only data I use as far as Biblical commentary goes is ancient commentary.

One of the most obvious perceived contradictions between Torah and science is the age of the universe.

Is it billions of years old, like scientific data, or is it thousands of years, like Biblical data?

"Theoretical date marking the beginning of another Maha Yuga, or Great Age [traditionally a cycle of 4,320,000 years] and the beginning of the world's most recent Satya Yuga [Also: Krta Yuga, Krita Yuga], or Golden Age [traditionally a cycle of 1,728,000 years]." [- E.

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That means the text of the Bible itself (3300 years ago), the translation of the Torah into Aramaic by Onkelos (100 CE), the Talmud (redacted about the year 500 CE), and the three major Torah commentators.

There are many, many commentators, but at the top of the mountain there are three, accepted by all: Rashi (11th century France), who brings the straight understanding of the text, Maimonides (12th century Egypt), who handles the philosophical concepts, and then Nachmanides (13th century Spain), the earliest of the Kabbalists.

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That means the text of the Bible itself (3300 years ago), the translation of the Torah into Aramaic by Onkelos (100 CE), the Talmud (redacted about the year 500 CE), and the three major Torah commentators.

There are many, many commentators, but at the top of the mountain there are three, accepted by all: Rashi (11th century France), who brings the straight understanding of the text, Maimonides (12th century Egypt), who handles the philosophical concepts, and then Nachmanides (13th century Spain), the earliest of the Kabbalists.

If your address has changed, please return the old mailing label and indicate the correct address. "E" and stratigraphic collections material can be borrowed for up to a year, and permission can be granted for any legitimate preparation technique (e.g., thin and polished sections, geochemical analysis, etc.).

If you are not on our list, but would like to receive the Empire State Geogram (it's free), send us your name and address. Replies should be sent to: Geogram Mailing List Geological Survey Room 3140, Cultural Education Center Albany, New York 12230 A complete list of Survey publications on the geology of New York, their availability, price, and ordering instructions was printed in Volume 28, Number 2, 1992 of the Empire State Geogram. Loaned materials are shipped by registered mail (registered air mail outside of North America).

Research into Sri Yukteswar’s explanation is being conducted by the Binary Research Institute.