|Dry Falls image credit: NASA / Goddard / Harrison Smith|
Geologists resisted evidence for catastrophic flooding because they wanted to distance themselves from Genesis.To read what they wrote (and the rest of the article), click on "Anti-Biblical Bias Shaped Geological Opinion". When I comes to my next vacation, I don't think I'll pick the Scablands.
We’ve recounted the story of J Harlan Bretz several times over the years. His unconventional hypothesis about the origin of the Channeled Scablands in eastern Washington by catastrophic floods was resisted by the consensus of geological opinion. Now, two geologists propose that the massive canyons there and on Mars did not take as much water as previously believed. The write-ups of their findings reinforce what we’ve stated about anti-Biblical bias against catastrophism. Perron and Vinditti write in Nature,