The popular science paradigm (SciPop) begins to break down when you start doing math. Ironic isn't it. Math is regarded as the strength of SciPop, the reason why the faith crowd looks so stupid in comparison.
Most people mistakenly believe that Einstein's Theory of Relativity effectively replaced Newtonian Physics, but Einstein simply updated the Newtonian concept to include new knowledge of subatomic physics.
Principle (theorem): a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning.
When we were taking our 'O' levels, grades 9 and 10, we strategically sought understanding of the theoretical anchors which which have been used to build the popular science narrative godless existence (SciPop).
If the theory of evolution was the centerpiece of the popular science narrative of godless existence (SciPop), then radiometric dating was the pseudoscientific glue which held it together.
As odd as this may sound the Bible contains an extensively developed doctrine of gravity. It includes the nature of the soul, a core accretion model of planet formation and the plan of redemption.