Rondall E. Jones


BS in Mathematics, Texas Tech, 1965
MS in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, 1967
Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of New Mexico, 1985.


Retired after 40+ years with Sandia National Labs in Albuquerque, NM.


Book: Should Christians Believe in an Old Earth?
Available at Amazon
Shorter version of the above free at:

Kindle Book: Is It OK to Believe in an Old Earth?: Study Questions for Young Adults about Time in Genesis
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Book: Basic Readings in the New Testament: Selected Readings for Spiritual Seekers and New Believers
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Website: Software for automatic solution of ill-conditioned linear systems.
Includes code for C++, Python, and Go.
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Website: Introduction to Classical Music
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List of other publications:

Other interesting resources: (alphabetical order)

A Biblical Case for an Old Earth, David Snoke, Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2006

A New Look at an Old Earth, Resolving the Conflict Between the Bible & Science, Don Stoner: Harvest House Publishers, 1997

Navigating Genesis, A Scientist’s Journey through Genesis 1-11, Hugh Ross, Reasons to Believe, 2014

Reasons to Believe (Hugh Ross’ organization):

Sailing Alone around the World, Joshua Slocum: Adlard Coles Nautical, 1954 (reprinted 2004)

Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science, John C Lennox: Zondervon, 2011

The Fingerprint of God, (Commemorative Edition) Hugh Ross, Reasons to Believe, 2011

The Language of God, A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief, Francis Collins: Free Press, 2006, ISBN: 978-0-7432-8639-8.

The Rocks Don’t Lie, A Geologist investigates Noah’s Flood, David Montgomery: W. W. Norton, 2012, ISBN: 978-0-393-0839-5.