Every so often, I find myself in conversations regarding the age of the earth, with questions asked such as, “Are you a young earther or an old earther?” More and more, I’m finding my young earth views being in the minority. No matter. I do have my reasons for such views, but I’ll wait for another time to throw that grenade in the middle of the living room.
In the meantime, Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (alma mater!), gave a talk a number of years ago on “Why Does the Universe Look So Old?” If you have an hour to spare, feel free to watch: