Radiometric dating a christian perspective
Of course, that error estimate is complete nonsense.It refers to one specific source of error – the uncertainty in the measurement of the amounts of various atoms used in the analysis.And yet, there is really no scientific reason proving that radiometric dating is correct, and a number of evidences showing that it doesn't work. We'll find that faith in materialism, and rejection of any supernatural activity, is the foundation stone of radiometric analysis, even before any measurements are made.
In radiocarbon dating, there is limited precision and “given the way the atmospheric radiocarbon concentration has varied [based on tree ring dating results], there might be several possible ranges” of dates for the object being analyzed.[vi] Plants and trees that are near volcanic areas appear older because the carbon they absorb will be older, from underground, and thus should have very little if any C-14.
Until the 18th century, this question was principally in the hands of theologians, who based their calculations on biblical chronology.