The Haliacmon river near the site of ancient Berea, Greece. Copyright Google Maps. Modifed by Berean Archive.

The Berean Archive is an open source, public domain library of well-cited Christian evidence. It will focus on data showing God exists and that Christianity is true, as well as tackling competing claims.

Berea was a city in ancient Greece. In Acts chapter 17, the apostle Paul commended the Bereans for checking his citations of the Old Testament.  In that same spirit our articles target a zero-trust audience, providing numerous citations to back up even mildly controversial claims.

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In these early stages, articles are biased toward topics not covered in sufficient depth elsewhere online.


Organisms Appear Designed

Biologists often agree organisms appear designed, even when they prefer evolution as the explanation.

Abundant Functional DNA is Evidence of Design

Evidence suggests most mammal DNA is functional, and this is much more function than evolution can create.

Junk Versus Functional DNA Predictions

Evolution proponents prediced most DNA in complex organisms would be junk, while intelligent design proponents predicted the opposite.

The C-Value Paradox

Because some organisms have much more DNA than others of similar complexity, it is often argued that most DNA in complex organisms must be junk, and thus they are not designed. This article argues otherwise.

HIV Evolution

With huge populations and strong natural selection, HIV evolves faster than any other organism, but has produced very little in terms of new functions. This suggests evolution is not a powerful, creative force.

Low-Effort Arguments in the Evolution Debate

An overview of simpler but commonly used arguments in evolution debates, often involving misuses of terminology or logical falacies.


Ancient Israel: Slavery, Servanthood, and Social Welfare

Hebrew uses the same word for "servant" and "slave" and even high-ranking officials were "slaves" to the king. Unlike other ancient cultures, Israel's strict regulations made it impossible to treat a servant/slave inhumanely.

Shroud of Turin: 1988 Carbon Dating

The Shroud of Turin is a linen burial cloth with the image and blood of a man having wounds matching the crucifixion of Christ, as if the imprint of his body was flash-burned into the shroud's fibers. However, carbon dating in 1988 puts the shroud in the middle ages, not the time of Christ. This article disproves that carbon date.


Problems in LGBT Studies

The field has abandoned good science to pursue a political agenda. Intense pressure to conform to LGBT narratives leads to poor methodology, fabricated stories, and discrimination against those who don't comply.

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