Major Scientific Discoveries foreshadowed in the Old Testament

Written by Terry Dashner

“Major Scientific Discoveries foreshadowed inrepparttar Old Testament”

Author: Terry Leon Dashner of Broken Arrow, OK

The bubonic plague killed one half ofrepparttar 127601 population of England. Some entire villages were destroyed byrepparttar 127602 disease. However, it was evident for all to see thatrepparttar 127603 Jewish people were escapingrepparttar 127604 plaque. Why did they escape? Because some 3000 years before bacteria was discovered,repparttar 127605 Creator gave instructions which are recorded inrepparttar 127606 Old Testament book of Leviticus that preventrepparttar 127607 spread of communicable disease. Those instructions require strict cleanliness and quarantines, and cleansing following contact withrepparttar 127608 sick orrepparttar 127609 dead. The Jews followed those instructions, and their lives were spared.

Ignaz Semmelweiss lived from 1818 until 1865. He was a Hungarian obstetrician and was connected withrepparttar 127610 Vienna General Hospital where he taught obstetrics to medical students. One day he was walking throughrepparttar 127611 lobby ofrepparttar 127612 hospital when he noticed a near-term pregnant woman weeping inconsolably. When he asked why, he was informed thatrepparttar 127613 distraught expectant mother had been assigned torepparttar 127614 obstetrics ward served byrepparttar 127615 medical students rather than torepparttar 127616 midwives. To her, that was a death sentence. She preferredrepparttar 127617 midwives becauserepparttar 127618 medical student ward had a terrible reputation for postpartum infection. The reputation was justly earned. One out of every six women delivered byrepparttar 127619 medical students died.

Dr. Semmelweiss wondered whatrepparttar 127620 difference was betweenrepparttar 127621 medical students andrepparttar 127622 midwives. Suddenly, he realizedrepparttar 127623 difference possibly wasrepparttar 127624 anatomy lab. In that day it was common forrepparttar 127625 medical students to dissect cadavers inrepparttar 127626 anatomy lab whilerepparttar 127627 expectant mothers labored in a nearby ward. Every now and thenrepparttar 127628 students would leaverepparttar 127629 lab to checkrepparttar 127630 progress of their patients by doing an internal exam. Dr. Semmelweiss wondered if there was a connection betweenrepparttar 127631 medical students who handledrepparttar 127632 dead corpses inrepparttar 127633 lab, and then without washing, used their hands to dorepparttar 127634 internal exams onrepparttar 127635 laboring women. He decided to order his students to rinse their hands in limewater before doingrepparttar 127636 exams onrepparttar 127637 women. Within one monthrepparttar 127638 death rate ofrepparttar 127639 women dropped from one in six to one in eighty-four! The results were indicative ofrepparttar 127640 benefits of followingrepparttar 127641 Bible's teaching about dead bodies and cleanliness.

Today we know aboutrepparttar 127642 transmission of bacteria that was taking place fromrepparttar 127643 cadavers torepparttar 127644 women. They did not know in Dr. Semmelweiss' time. Many more lives would have been saved, and much suffering avoided, if only people had by faith acceptedrepparttar 127645 Old Testament's teaching about cleanliness and practiced it (The Word on Health, Dr. Michael D. Jacobson, Moody Press, 2000).

When studyingrepparttar 127646 science ofrepparttar 127647 ancient world, one is more apt to be impressed with its ignorance than to admire its accuracy. However,repparttar 127648 Bible offers a definite exception to this rule. The scriptures are replete with statements suggesting scientific knowledge which predatesrepparttar 127649 corresponding discoveries of secular science. Given that Bible writers were not scientists, and given thatrepparttar 127650 scientific information at their disposal was generally misleading,repparttar 127651 accuracy ofrepparttar 127652 Bible can only be attributed torepparttar 127653 inspiration of God (“Examples of Scientific Accuracy inrepparttar 127654 bible” David Pyles). Let me begin by listing a few of these Biblical foreshadows.

For one, Genesis 10:25 speaks of one Peleg whose name means division. The text then explains that he was so named because in his daysrepparttar 127655 earth was divided. It is now commonly believed that all continents ofrepparttar 127656 earth were once combined into a single continent called Pangaea. This belief is based uponrepparttar 127657 fact that present continents appear somewhat as pieces out of a puzzle. There are also other evidences, including several geological similarities on matching continental edges (“Examples of Scientific Accuracy inrepparttar 127658 Bible” David Pyles).

Human Cultural Evolution(?)

Written by Robert Bruce Baird

Human Cultural Evolution:

If we think about it at this juncture, clearly there is little to commend this Judaeo/ Christian/Islamic God if he is represented byrepparttar people who led this church. Pagans have a far better history and stand foursquare and ‘head and shoulders’ above this God of this often re-written Bible. The separation of man from his soul; man from his equal (woman); man from Nature and man from most all that is good; is all I see! Maybe Melchizedek or some other Biblical character (likerepparttar 127600 Mormon secret society is named after) will be raised up and made a new savior. Maybe it will be Johnrepparttar 127601 Baptist (the Johannites and Benjaminites) or it might even be one ofrepparttar 127602 censored people ofrepparttar 127603 Bible like Jasher who will be re-cycled and make it appear they’ve changed. Whatever it is, I don't wantrepparttar 127604 same structure and would like to see people DOING what Jesus did. Thinking for themselves and communing with his soul 'within' to touchrepparttar 127605 beauty in all nature!

We can't expect many people to read such a totally different picture of history and not challenge our ideas. We are includingrepparttar 127606 best scholars we can and yet there will be many who are so threatened they will say all kinds of bad things about us. We know that there are risks and thatrepparttar 127607 ‘powers that be’ will not help make this 'stuff' become common knowledge. The Hermetic 'cults' of Egypt and Greece that were so popular when people were allowed to follow knowledge (more) inrepparttar 127608 early Hellenistic times were from Isis and Osiris. They wererepparttar 127609 founders of Egypt who were not Gods. Like Moses and Jesus whorepparttar 127610 rabbis tell us becamerepparttar 127611 object of hero worship so it has often been with great people once they are dead. Priests takerepparttar 127612 peoples' good opinion of their heroes and turn them into 'cults' with themselves asrepparttar 127613 key interpreters. Readers who study hard and have an open mind will find a veritable mine field of ‘stuff’ to try to sift through in order to find any essence of truth. I see some great truth might exist as I contemplaterepparttar 127614 naturally growing nanotubes and lattices or helixes that all energy manifests through. The whole universe vibrates according to an intelligent design such as mathematically demonstrated by Dembski. There is no reason to have made Darwin out to be a pure evolutionist. His Theory of Love is just as important. Although he was forced to differentiate himself from Lamarck he was in fact inspired by him. Few enough arerepparttar 127615 scientists who see there are divergent forces at work in all truthful outcomes. The quality of energy is as important asrepparttar 127616 quantity of energy, in whatever forces impact mutation. It is not unreasonable to say there is a collective force with purpose in some Divinely Providential construct. It is folly however, to think a mere human might fully comprehend it. That kind of ideology smacks of religious claptrap, I know. Nonetheless I propose there is merit in Dembski and all open-minded evaluations of what might be. We are often seeingrepparttar 127617 science or present fad therein proclaims an absolute proof that is subsequently proven false. I likerepparttar 127618 atomic physicists who were called atom-mysticists at first. Neils Bohr was one of them and he observed something likerepparttar 127619 following: “A great truth has an opposite, which is also true. A trivial truth has an opposite which is only a falsehood.” We have enduredrepparttar 127620 ‘experts’ of mechanistic professionalism far too long. Their ego has made them cling to fads and fictions withrepparttar 127621 most ignorant among us. When Edison’s phonograph was presented torepparttar 127622 Paris Academy of Sciences they throttledrepparttar 127623 presenter as they claimed he was a ventriloquist. Atrepparttar 127624 end ofrepparttar 127625 19th Century a Patent Office Official said they should close down because everything that could be discovered had been already patented. This isrepparttar 127626 kind of sunshine law that all bureaucracies should install but not because they are right about no more inventions being possible. Even worse isrepparttar 127627 early 20th Century Britannica proclaiming torture was a thing ofrepparttar 127628 past in ‘civilized’ Europe? Clearly we must do our own thinking. “Although Darwin was inrepparttar 127629 habit of repudiating violently any intimation that he had profited from Lamarck, we have already seen that he was acquainted at an early age with English versions ofrepparttar 127630 latter’s work and in 1845 there is a reference in an unpublished letter to Lyell (Biblio: Inrepparttar 127631 possession ofrepparttar 127632 American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.) regarding ‘my volumes of Lamarck.’” (1) Lamarckian evolutionary theory allows forrepparttar 127633 mix of creation andrepparttar 127634 impact of directed creative and psychic or soulful participation. If God is everything and we all act in concert, there is a powerful collective force to be reckoned with. We might even changerepparttar 127635 nature of our Noble leaders by holding them inrepparttar 127636 light. Let us not cling to theory that faith or fad alone limits and selects facts to fitrepparttar 127637 prevailing ‘norm’. Dembski must not be censored and censured byrepparttar 127638 biologists who fight to maintain their stranglehold on evolutionary theory. Charles Fort and Arthur Koestler are as wise as any who have ‘observed’ inrepparttar 127639 last century and they would not encourage such censure, I am sure. Creation should not be laid atrepparttar 127640 feet of God and we are part of God, we must act responsibly and with right action and thought. Come with me, and bring an open-mind that you can assimilate and later test. I will endeavour to seerepparttar 127641 ‘light’ in all its harmonizing glory. Barthold Niebuhr putrepparttar 127642 adventure in these relevant words: “He who calls what has vanished back again into being, enjoys a BLISS like that of creating.” Thor Heyerdahl was such a person. His insight changed a lot of academic attitudes as he proved many things held sacred were anything but correct. We need to provide far better reason for a change in opinions thanrepparttar 127643 prevailing paradigm if only because they have such a stranglehold on opinion. The propagandists have many writers and academics at their beck and call. This has been true for many millennia, and they have hadrepparttar 127644 ability to destroy most evidence that would disprove their fictions or myths. That is one reason why linguistics and botany or other forensic tools arerepparttar 127645 best evidences for our effort to present an alternative history. Even when a 99% archaeological certainty that fits facts and established criteria to keep much truth out ofrepparttar 127646 realm of accepted evidence – such asrepparttar 127647 Roman statue or head found in Mexico – there are those who debunk it or make it seem unimportant. My personal knowledge of statues at Chichen Itza convinces me there were many Etruscan and Greek artisans at work in Central America. If you ever go there be sure to drop in onrepparttar 127648 Villas Archaeologique. As you read Heyerdahl inrepparttar 127649 following quote be cognizant that five separate forensic labs have concurred that cocaine from Peru was part ofrepparttar 127650 dietrepparttar 127651 mummies of Egypt enjoyed. Balabanova was well aware ofrepparttar 127652 implications of this upon world history. That is why she had allrepparttar 127653 other labs test her results. Lanning provides artefacts detailing those involved in this trade. These secrets were very important torepparttar 127654 potion makers or pharmacists ofrepparttar 127655 ancient world. Hallucinatory drugs probably startedrepparttar 127656 Phoenicians down this road a long time before Egypt. Our artefacts and evidence on stone and bas-reliefs includesrepparttar 127657 ancient handshake ofrepparttar 127658 Phoenician enterprise that I think Moses and his family benefited from for a very long time.

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