| The divine comedy|
Silvestru was employed by Answers in Genesis, and stayed on the Creation Ministries International side during the split. Silvestru is a signatory of Creation Ministries International's list of scientists alive today who accept the biblical account of creation and participated in their movie The Voyage that Shook the World. Silvestru is a "Seminar Lecturer" at CMI Canada, writes for the Journal of Creation and Creation Magazine, and has produced several DVDs.
Silvestru has written for the existence of the Roraima pollen paradox, which supposedly proves the existence of a young Earth, and against the validity of radiometric dating, which actually proves the existence of an old Earth.
“”‘Once I became a Christian,’ Emil says, ‘I knew I had to "tune up" my scientific knowledge with the Scriptures.’ [....] Although philosophically and ethically I accepted a literal Genesis from my conversion, at first I was unable to match it with my “technical” side.
E-mail discussions with qualified creationist geologists, creationist books, Creation magazine and especially the TJ helped him realise what he calls two ‘essential things’:
Silvestru writes of a time when he "was wading through a narrow gorge" and "massive boulders began falling":
“”PWith the walls less than 4 m [13 feet] apart, and me waist deep in water, there was very little chance I would survive. Yet, it happened. All this made me understand that it was unfair to attribute my survival to my good reflexes … as a scientist I had to accept that “somebody upstairs” loved me. I started attending my wife’s church regularly, and on one apparently ordinary evening in church, I accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as my Savior.
Indeed, scientists routinely accept supernatural guidance for their successes.
- His blog
- "Dr. Emil Silvestru - "The Darwin Delusion" - September 27th, 2009 Evening Service"
- "Creation A scientific perspective - Dr. Emil Silvestru - Caves 1 / 2"
- "Dr Emil Silvestru "The Cave Book" 1 of 2"