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Origins is the journal of the BCS, currently published three times a year. The "Contents" listed below is not exhaustive, but identifies the main articles in each issue. Origins was preceded by Biblical Creation. Purchasing information is given at the end of this file.  Price: 30-36 (£3), 37/38 joint(£6), 39 - 43 (£3), 44 - current edition (£5.00).

November 2013 (58)

  • Is the biblical Adam a scientifically valid concept? - J H John Peet
  • The Genre and Goals of Genesis 1-11, part 2 - James E Patrick
  • Precambrian embryos and their relevance to the Cambrian explosion - David J Tyler
  • Temperature acclimatisation in Fish Muscles - Hans Degens
  • Book review: Should Christians embrace Evolution? by Norman Nevin et al - reviewed by Professor Colin Reeve
  • Book review: Life asecnding: the 10 great innovatios of evolution by Nick Lane - reviewed by Hans Degens
  • Book review: Did Adam and Eve really exist? by C John Collins - reviewed by Ray Trainer
  • Book review: Building Noah's Ark by Anthony Bush - reviewed by David J Tyler
  • DVD review: Set in Stone by Truth in Science - reviewed by David J Tyler
  • Obituary: Dr. Duane Gish 1921-2013 by Nancy Darrall

March 2013 (57)

  • Recolonisation and Earth History - David J Tyler
  • Irreducible Design and Overdesign in Man - Stuart Burgess
  • The Genre and Goals of Genesis 1-11 (part 1) - James E Patrick
  • Kinesin - another of God's remarkable designs - J H John Peet
  • Training day report: In the Beginning - John Allen
  • Book review: The Bible, Rocks and Time by Davis A Young and Ralph F Stearley - reviewed by Sylvia Baker
  • 3 Book reviews: Gunning for God; God and Stephen Hawking; Seven Days that Divide the World all 3 by John Lennox - reviewed by Sylvia Baker
  • Book review: The Lost World of Genesis One by John H Walton - reviewed by Ray Trainer
  • Book review: The Cell's Design by Fazala Rana - reviewed by J H John Peet

August 2012 (56)

  • Adam: the Priest-King of genesis 1-3 - Ray Trainer
  • The World Around Us: a virtual museum ( a new teaching resource) - Geoff Lewis
  • The Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve of the giraffe- Nancy Darrell
  • "the word": your correspondence
  • Book review: Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why it Matters by Donald R Prothero - reviewed by Marc Surtees
  • Book review: Evolution: Good Science? by Dominic Statham - reviewed by J H John Peet

December 2011 (55)

  • The Genesis Flood: 50 years on - Paul Garner
  • Darwin, Dogs and Species - Stephen Hayes
  • Noah's Ark: big enough for the Olympics? - Hans Degens
  • Synthia: designer's signature - David Pearson
  • Creation or Evolution: do we have to choose - Anthony Smith
  • Genesis: not suitable for modern scientific understanding? - Steve Lloyd
  • Book review: The Eye: a natural history by Simon Ings - reviewed by Sylvia Baker
  • Book review: Creation, Fall, Restoration: a biblical theology of creation by Andrew S Kulikovsky - reviewed by David Anderson
  • Book review: The Philosophical foundations of Neuroscience by MR Bennett and PMS Hacker - reviewed by Sylvia Baker

May 2011 (54)

  • Debating Darwin - Steve Lloyd
  • Christians and Aliens - John Byl
  • Mirror of the Invisible: "Let there be light" - James Powell
  • Why won't Creationists just give up? - Adrian Miller
  • Book review: What Darwin got wrong by Jerry A Fodor and Massimo Piatelli-Palmarini and Why Evolution is True by Jerry A Coyne - reviewed by Sylvia Baker
  • Book review: A Beginners Guide to Creation by Dr Chris Pegington - reviewed by Simon Sadler

August 2010 (53)

  • The enigma of penguin origins- Jerry Bergman
  • Does it matter? - Chris Peglington
  • Can we believe Genesis? Part II: Science speaks - Greg Haslam
  • Mirror of the invisible: The God-centred structure of Genesis One and Creation - James Powell
  • Has Darwin been rescued ? - Sylvia Baker
  • Book review: Atheism remix : A Christian confronts the New Atheists by R Albert Mohler Jr - reviewed by Ray Trainer
  • Book review: The New Creationism : Building Scientific theories on a biblical foundation by Paul Garner- reviewed by Colin Reeves
  • Book review: Who made God? : Searching for a theory of everything by Edgar Andrews - reviewed by Colin Reeves
  • Book review: In God's Image : The divine origin of humans by Stuart Burgess - reviewed by Nancy Darrall

March 2010 (52)

  • Clutching at Straws - J H John Peet
  • The New Creationism - Paul Garner
  • Scientifically demolished at a stroke - Jonathon Swingler
  • How to know where you're going - Andy Banton
  • Can we believe Genesis? Part I: the Bible speaks - Greg Haslam
  • Who made God? - Edgar Andrews
  • Did birds fly in the late Triassic? - David J Tyler
  • DVD review: Darwin on the Rocks by John Mackay - reviewed by David J Tyler
  • Book review: Teaching about Scientific Origins: Taking Account of Creationism by Peter Lang - reviewed by David Anderson
  • Conference: Honest to Darwin - report by Adrian Burns

    December 2009 (50 / 51)
    (Darwin's demise: Essays to mark the bicentennial year of his birth

      January 2009 (49)

      • The Michale Reiss affair - Sylvia Baker
      • Postgenetics: 'junk' DNA is no more - Nancy Darrall
      • Reader's Viewpoint: Beware the Siren voice of Intelligent Design - Andrew Cullen
      • Intelligent Design and creationism - David J Tyler
      • Created by Him and for Him - Peter Hitchcock
      • Life in a cake mixer - Edgar Andrews
      • Noah's Ark was BIG! - Ruth Ward
      • DVD Review: The Nativity Story - reviewed by James Powell

      August 2008 (48)

      • Typhoon catastrophe challenges geological timescales - David J Tyler
      • My creation testimony - Ruth Paterson
      • Tiktaalik, the 'fishopod' from the Canadian Arctic - Paul Garner
      • Noah's Ark Zoo Farm: an update - Anthony Bush
      • The creation of man: part 2 - Geoff Thomas
      • The foundations of our faith: 8 The doctrine of last things - J H John Peet
      • Special review article: Starlight, Time and the New Physics by John Hartnett - reviewed by William Warraker

      February 2008 (47)

      • What can we learn from Francis Schaeffer ? - Ranald Macaulay
      • 40 years of Creation Ministry in Britain - David Tyler
      • Development of Resistance - Marc Surtees
      • Evidence for the Evolution of Bats - Jerry Bergman
      • Skeletal Muscle and the Maximum Life-Span of Men - Hans Degens
      • Did Humans evolve from Apes ?- Marc Surtees
      • Book Reviews
        • Lessons from the Living Cell by Stephen Rothman - reviewed by Professor Colin Reeves
        • The Geologic Column: Perspectives within Diluvial Geology by JK Read and MJ Oard (editors) - reviewed by John Peet

      June 2007 (46) (Bone of Contention Special)

      • Book Reviews
        • Design and Origin of Birds by Philip Snow - reviewed by Richard and Ruth Ward
        • Creation Out Of Nothing: A Biblical, Philosophical, and Scientific Exploration by P Capon and WL Craig - reviewed by Andrew Cullen
        • Dismantling the Big Bang: God's Universe Rediscovered by A Williams and J Hartnett - reviewed by Ray Trainer

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      February 2007 (45)  (Technical Issue)


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      August 2006 (44) 

      • Creation in the news
      • Science of Earth's Birth not set in stone - Ian Fuller
      • Polar Bears - one of a (created) kind - David J Tyler
      • Tribute to Dr Henry M Morris, Jr (1918 - 2006) - David J Tyler
      • Bird flu and a good God - J H John Peet
      • In the beginning God - Geoff Thomas
      • Meetings
        • Has biology eliminated God? - Ray Trainer
        • Tom and Paula Vail's visit to the UK - Diana Panes
      • Video Review

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      March 2006 (43)

      • Life in Focus: A Scientist looks at 'Intelligent Design' - David J Tyler
      • Proof-reading and Origins - J H John Peet
      • Teaching Evolution in a Christian School - Sylvia Baker
      • The Foundation of our Faith. 6: The Doctrine of the Fall - J H John Peet
      • The Stone Runs of the Falkland Islands - Charles Whitworth
      • Box Jellyfish: not dainty delights - Margaret Helder
      • Similarities and Relationships - Paul Garner
      • Meetings
        • The Chimpanzee Genome Reveals its Secrets - J H John Peet
        • Ministry Report - Visit to Northern Ireland - Paul Garner
      • Book Announcement/Review
        • The Love of God in the Classroom - the Story of the New Christian Schools by Sylvia Baker and David Freeman

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      January 2006 (42) 

      Special Issue: Design in Nature

      • Meetings and Media
        • Geology workshop Report Members of the BCS recently visited Ardley Quarry which contains a variety of dinosaur tracks
        • Letters to Christianity in reply to the article What you need to know about the evolution debate by Tony Watkins
      • Reviews
        • The Origin of Man (Stuart Burgess) by David Tyler
        • Refuting Compromise (Jonathan Sarfati) by Andrew Cullen

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      October 2005 (41) 


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      March 2005 (40) 

      • Beauty in the Blackbird's Song - Stuart Burgess
      • The Immune System: Designed to Interact with Microbes - Alan Gillen and Frank Sherwin
      • The Grand Canyon Adventure (Part One) - Paul Garner
      • Demolishing a Straw Ark: The BBC's Noah's Ark Fiasco - Paul Garner
      • The Foundations of our Faith. 4: The Doctrine of Man - J H John Peet
      • Creationism: Science versus Faith in Schools - Paul Garner

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      December 2004 (39) 

      Technical Issue

      • The Life and Work of John Ray - Sheena Tyler
      • Reflections on Evangelicalism Divided - Mike Matthews
      • Comets Still Puzzling Astronomers - Paul Garner
      • A Whale of a Tale - David J Tyler
      • The Fifth International Conference on Creationism (A Report) - Paul Garner
      • Cambridge's Christian Heritage - Ranald Macaulay

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      October 2004 (37/8) 

      Special Issue: The Solar System

      • Our Solar System and its Origin - Wayne R Spencer
      • A Blaze of Glory - William J Worracker
      • Mysterious Mercury - J H John Peet
      • The Goldilocks Planet - Danny R Faulkner
      • When the Sun Goes Out - David J Tyler & Sheena Tyler
      • Footprints on the Moon - David J Tyler
      • Lord of the Rings - Wayne R Spencer
      • The Outer Limits - Paul Garner
      • Realm of the Comets - Danny R Faulner
      • The Foundations of our Faith - J H John Peet

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      December 2003 (36) 

      • The Foundations of our Faith: 2 The Doctrine of Scripture - J H John Peet
      • Tracking Dinosaurs in Britain - David Tyler
      • James Clerk Maxwell - Neil Brownrigg
      • Is Scientific American unscientific - J H John Peet
      • Discovery of Hormones (Ernest Starling) - Alan L Gillen
      • Herto Man in the limelight - - David Tyler
      • Meetings and Media
        • The 8th European Creationist Congress (Report) - Sheena Tyler
      • Reviews:
        • Genesis Agendum Occasional Papers 4 - 9: Surtsey (4), Contemporary Cosmology (5), Relating science and theology (6), Speciation among Chiclid fish (7), Radioactive dating (8), Fish to tetrapods?(9)
      • Books
        • How Blind is the Watchmaker by Neil Broom
        • Responding to the challenge of Evolution by Kevin Logan
        • Writings on Ethical Life by Peter Singer

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      July 2003 (35) 

      • The Man who Shaped Science - David J Tyler
      • A Hole in the Eye - Marc Surtees
      • Warfield and Evolution - J H John Peet
      • Dating the Earth and Accidents of Geochemistry - David J Tyler
      • A Genetic Bottleneck Affecting the Mauritius Kestrel - David J Tyler
      • The 'Smoking Gun' Way to do Geological Science - David J Tyler

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      March 2003 (34) 

      • The Whale that Wasn't - Paul Garner
      • Foundations of our Faith - J H John Peet
      • What use is the Uvula? - Paul Garner
      • The Camel - J H John Peet
      • Parallel Universes: has God anything to say? - David J Tyler
      • Volcanic Catastrophe on a Scottish Island - David J Tyler
      • Reviews:
      • Books

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      November 2002 (33) 

      • The Amazing World of Ants - Judith Young
      • The world of Plants an interview with Dr Nancy Darrall
      • Walking with the Beasts - Paul Garner
      • Creation in the Headlines - David J Tyler
      • 7 Reasons why we believe in a Global Flood - Paul Garner
      • Debate Report
        • Creation vs Evolution - a report by Paul Garner
      • Reviews:
      • Books
        • Creation Evangelism for the New Millenium by Ken Ham
        • The Great Alaskan Dinosaur Adventure by Buddy Davis, Mike Liston, John Whitmore
        • A Trip to the Ocean by John D Morris
        • Daddy, Is there really a God? by Clifford Wilson
        • The Bible comes Alive: Volume 1 by John D Morris
      • Videos
        • The image of God by David Aikman
        • From a Frog to a Prince by David Aikman

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      July 2002 (32) 

      • The Flood Bottleneck and Genetic Diversity - Marc Surtees
      • Sola Scriptura and Science - Philip Duce
      • Can darwinism explain the irreducibily complex?
      • Learning from nature
      • Look out, that mountain is moving fast
      • Granite up to speed
      • Meetings and Media
        • Revisiting the Wilbeforce-Huxley debate
        • Creation-based Biology in Germany
      • Reviews:
        • Icons of Evolution, Science or Myth by Jonathon Wells - reviewed by David Tyler
        • The Triumph of Evolution and the Failure of Creationism by Niles Elridge - reviewed by Alan Linton
        • The Biotic message: Evolution versus Message Theory by Walter J ReMine - reviewed by Arthur Jones

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      July 2001 (31)

      • The Noah's Ark Farm - Paul Garner
      • Claws, Jaws and the Fall - Paul Garner
      • Trilobites: the 'Beetles' of the Palaeozoic - Paul Garner
      • Reader's viewpoint:
        • The Ambitions, Beliefs and Concepts of Charles Darwin (II)- Leonard Loose
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      December 2000 (30) 

      • Hallmarks of Design - an interview with Stuart Burgess
      • Snake evolution and the Garden of Eden - Steven Robinson
      • Reader's viewpoint: 
        • Observations on the Creationist/Evolution debate - Jeff Lowe
        • The Ambitions, Beliefs and Concepts of Charles Darwin (I)- Leonard Loose
      • 7th European Creationist Congress - Marc Surtees Commendation - Dr Henry Morris
      • Reviews: 
        • Refuting Evolution by Jonathon Sarfati - reviewed by Paul Garner

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      November 2000 (29)

      • Junk DNA - More Vestigial organs? - Nancy Darrall
      • Butterfly Wings - A Case for Design? - J H John Peet
      • The Then World with Water having been Deluged Perished - Steven J Robinson
      • Reviews: 
        • Science, Life and Christian Belief, by M Jeeves and R J Berry - reviewed by Philip Duce
        • Green Eye of the Storm by Prof John Rendle-Short - reviewed by J H John Peet

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      May 2000 (28)

      • Reviews: 
        • The embryo research debate: Science and the politics of human reproduction by Michael Mulkay - reviewed by Sheena Tyler
        • Reading the Mind of God: interpretation in Science and Theology by Philip Duce - reviewed by J H John Peet
        • In Six Days: Why 50 scientists choose to believe in creation by John F Ashton - reviewed by Steve Layfield

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      February 2000 (27) Special Issue

      • Tektites - J. Timothy Unruh
      • Evolution or Creation - Philip Bell.
      • A Designer-made World? - J H John Peet
      • Biology Textbooks and the Evidence - Nancy Darrall
      • The Limits of Variation - Eoghan Mhor
      • Ape-Men and the Quest for Human Origins - David J Tyler
      • The Origin of the Cosmos - Paul Garner
      • Catastrophism in Earth History - Paul Garner
      • Patterns in the Rock record - David J Tyler
      • Dating Methods - Andrew A Snelling
      • The Creation Manifesto - Mike Matthews
      • The relevance of the Biblical Doctrine of Creation - Andy C McIntosh
      • Reviews: 
        • Fertility and Faith: the ethics of human fertilization by Brendan McCarthy - reviewed by Sheena Tyler
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      June 1999 (26) 

      • Geochronology in the light - Ian Fuller 
      • Green islands - Joachim Scheven 
      • The death of Adam revisited - Philip Duce 
      • Genealogy is not chronology - Steven Robinson 
      • Eight questions for a Christian evolutionist - J H John Peet
      • News of Creation  International Conference on Creationism 1998 - Ewan More 
      • Reviews:
        • From Flood to Pharoah (The Genesis Agendum Occasional Papers 2 and 3) by Steven Robinson - reviewed by Paul Garner and John Peet 
        • A Drama of Creation by Alan Fowler - reviewed by John Peet

      October 1998 (25)

      February 1998 (24)

      August 1997 (23)

      March 1997 (22)

      July 1996 (21)

      December 1995 (20) 

      August 1995 (19)

      February 1995 (18) 

      October 1994 (17) 

      November 1993 (16) 

      July 1993 (15) 

      January 1993 (14) 

      October 1992 (13)

      January 1992 (12)

      October 1991 (11) 

      February 1991 (10) 

      July 1990 (9) 

      January 1990 (8) 

      October 1989 (7) 

      April 1989 (6)

      April 1988 (4)

      December 1987 (3)

      October 1987 (2) 

      May 1987 (1) 


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