Dating a dinosaur bone
However, with the discovery of giant human skeletal remains ranging from 8 feet to 12 feet-tall around the world in the last few hundred years, many believe the Plot femur may have belonged to a very tall human.In 1838, William Parker Foulke found the first (nearly) complete dinosaur fossil remains in New Jersey, USA.But unfortunately, Christian leaders who likewise hold to long ages are joining them in the search. Shouldn't they welcome the possibility that the Bible is correct as it appears on the surface?
Present were several other young-earth creationists as well as numerous seminary theologians and scientists holding the old-earth view.
Recent creation advocates presented scientific evidence supporting the Biblical creation doctrine, including the new RATE research (Radioisotopes and the Age of The Earth), and rehearsed the clear Scriptural teaching of the young earth.
Since biological material is quickly broken down in the presence of water, it seems inconceivable that organic material could have avoided decomposition for so long, raising the possibility that the formation is misdated.
While not "proving" the young age for the fossil, the discovery is obviously much more compatible with recent rapid burial and fossilization than with an age of millions of years.
Indeed, it is hard to imagine how soft tissue could have lasted even 5,000 years or so since the Flood of Noah's day when creationists propose the dinosaur was buried.