The world’s oldest recorded tree is a 9,550 year old spruce in the Dalarna province of Sweden. The spruce tree has shown to be a tenacious survivor that has endured by growing between erect trees and smaller bushes in pace with the dramatic climate changes over time.
This indicates clear, a conflict between science and theology.
Most current estimates based on a literal interpretation of the Bible, and in particular the belief that the Hebrew word “yom” in Genesis refers to a 24 hour day, cluster around 6,000 years ± 2,000 years for both the age of the Earth and of the rest of the universe. These estimates are promoted by young-Earth creationists, and by the vast majority of Christian para-church organizations that specialize in origins. However, in 1738, De Vignoles stated that he had found no fewer than 200 estimates of the date of creation, all based upon various diverse interpretations of the Bible.
My question is, How did it withstand the damn Noah’s big flood that rubbed out anything that wasnt in the ark?