The other, non-literalist group of evangelicals accepted some kinds of evolutionary uniformitarian hypotheses and radioactive dating.
adiocarbon (C-14) dating has several implications for Christianity, particularly in terms of the interpretation of the first part of Genesis.
Furthermore, from the detailed chronologies given, we know that creation happened about 4,000 years before Christ.
That was the orthodox view of the Christian church for 1,800 years.
This article presents just two forms of evidence used to study past events on the earth and enable scientists and researchers to determine the age of the earth as well as important milestones in the formation and development of the earth and the lifeforms that live on it.
The first important source of evidence comes from fossils. A fossil is the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms that lived in the past, and are buried in the earth.