This is from the website of Christian News Network (the other CNN), which “provides up-to-date news and information affecting the body of Christ worldwide from an uncompromising Biblical worldview.” Their headline is Is Genesis History? New Film Affirms Truthfulness of Biblical Record. Here are some excerpts, with bold font added by us for emphasis:
A soon-to-be-released documentary-style film, featuring footage from around the U.S. and interviews with over a dozen scholars and scientists, will provide visual evidence and scientific arguments for the Bible’s accounts of Creation and the Flood.
[*Begin Drool Mode*] Ooooooooooooh! [*End Drool Mode*] The film has “visual evidence and scientific arguments.” Then Christian News Network says:
On February 23, hundreds of movie theaters across the U.S. will participate in a one-night showing of the film “Is Genesis History?” The film, produced by Compass Cinema and structured as a documentary, features interviews with respected Christian scientists [Hee hee!], including microbiologist Kevin Anderson, astronomer Danny Faulkner, geologist Andrew Snelling, and several others.
Kevin Anderson is a director of the Creation Research Society. Faulkner and Snelling write for Answers in Genesis. With such an all-star list of respected scientists, the film must be great. Let’s read on:
“‘Is Genesis History’ is a comprehensive documentary featuring scientists and scholars looking at the world and explaining how it intersects with the history recorded in Genesis,” the film’s website states. “From rock layers to fossils to lions to stars, this fascinating film will challenge and change the way you see the world.”
It’s “a comprehensive documentary” and it will “challenge and change the way you see the world.” Sounds wonderful! The article continues:
In an interview with Christian News Network, Thomas Purifoy, the film’s producer and director, said “Is Genesis History?” will be useful to people of all ages. … The book of Genesis, although controversial, is foundational for the gospel, Purifoy stated. “Every important aspect of human culture goes back to Genesis, including marriage, sexuality, work, environmental stewardship, science, language, and much more. And all these things relate directly to the historicity of Genesis,” he said. “If you can deny Genesis as a book of history, you can deny all these things. The gospel of Jesus Christ therefore stands or falls along with the historicity of the first chapters of Genesis.”
Purifoy has more to say:
“This is why the recent influence of theistic evolution on the church is so concerning,” Purifoy added. “This movement denies the goodness of God’s original creation by saying death existed for hundreds of millions of years before Adam, it denies a real Adam and Eve, and it denies a global flood. Theistic evolutionists are seeking to replace the history recorded in Genesis with a history of their own making; this is a dangerous thing.”
Yes, anything that questions Genesis is dangerous. Another excerpt:
Already the film has been endorsed by Answers in Genesis and the Associates for Biblical Research.
BWAHAHAHAHAHA! Here’s another quote from Purifoy:
“I also want moviegoers to realize that science is useful, but is not an ultimate authority,” Purifoy told Christian News Network. “Every field of science has changed many times through history, and will continue to do so. History, on the other hand, is unchanging. And if the Bible is anything, it’s a book of history. … . I want people to see this, and to realize that Genesis is the cornerstone for the history of the world.”
That’s it, dear reader. Oh, wait — the article also includes a video which is a trailer from the film. You don’t want to miss that! We know you’ll be eagerly awaiting the appearance of this documentary at a theater near you. After you see it, perhaps you can arrange to have it shown at your university.
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