Alternative dating techniques
The crucial point here is: if YE theory can be established scientifically, then macroevolutionary theory falls!
Accepted Dating Methods Here we outline some dating methods, both absolute and relative, that are widely accepted and used by the scientific community.
Some claim Genesis in particular, and the Bible in general looks mythical from this standpoint.
A full discussion of the topic must therefore include the current scientific challenge to the OE concept.
This is the crucial point: it is claimed by some that an old earth supports evolutionary theory and by implication removes the need for biblical creation.Thus, although the terms "least squares" and "linear model" are closely linked, they are not synonymous.