Dragons or Dinosaurs?: Creation or Evolution? by Darek IsaacsDragon legends are found in nearly every culture around the globe. They have been thought to be myths. Yet, mysteriously, these dragons sound a lot like the other giant scaled reptiles, dinosaurs. Could they be one and the same? Surprisingly enough, the answer to this question is a powerful truth that confirms biblical authority and demolishes the theory of evolution.
This book brings forth many new theories and evidence that are sure to fascinate the reader.
Dinosaurs—Part of God’s Creation
I think most of us grew up listening wide-eyed to tales of heroes fighting dragons and rescuing beautiful damsels. Of course, these stories are romantic and always have a good ending, and most children love the beauty and simplicity of these romances. The stories may be fantasies, but the teaching and moral of these traditional stories are usually wholesome. This is unlike the images of dinosaurs that we learnt from documentaries, or from visiting a museum. We know that dinosaurs existed because we have fossils, even though these awesome creatures are now extinct. I think the contrasts for dragons and dinosaurs are features to resolve for modern education, as it is necessary to separate reality from fantasy. This is true especially for bringing up children in contemporary cultural context.
Most of us loved reading about dinosaurs at some time in our lives. How come they are not mentioned in the Bible? Actually, dinosaurs are mentioned in the Bible, and we will prove it by doing the following three things:. Explaining the accuracy of the Bible. Exploring what we are taught in school and through the media. The Bible refers to many the common animals we know today. The list includes lions, wolves, bears, sheep, cattle and dogs along with various kinds of birds, rodents, reptiles, and insects.
We know for a fact that dinosaurs existed. Bones and teeth from these mysterious creatures were first accurately identified in the early s.
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Part of the Original Creation?
There are many references to dinosaur-like creatures, or if you prefer the older name, dragons, in the Bible. This is not unique to Scripture. Ancient literature from around the world is filled with references to these frightening monsters, which display many striking similarities to one another, as well as to modern scientific descriptions of dinosaurs and other extinct reptiles. These globe-spanning similarities are hard to explain if the creatures mentioned in these ancient texts are purely mythological. How did ancient peoples around the world know about these animals, and how they looked and acted, if they had never seen them alive? Might it also be dramatically wrong about the dinosaurs? Could some dinosaurs have become extinct only in relatively recent times?