Thursday, October 23, 2014

Happy Birthday World

Did you know that today, October 23, is the World's Birthday?  

And, no, the world is not celebrating a big bang ‘birth’ that supposedly occurred billions and billions of years ago.  

The earth is actually much much younger than that.

So, how old is the world really?

How about 6,000+ years?

That is what  Bishop James Ussher has calculated in his book, Annals of the World.

Who was Bishop Ussher and how and why did he calculate the age of the world?

Well, to discover the answer to those questions and more