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Stephen Jay Gould on Creationism

"Creationism: Genesis vs. Geology" in Science and Creationism (New York: Oxford University Press, 1984), p. 130.

In candid moments, leading creationists will admit that the miraculous character of origin and destruction precludes a scientific understanding. Morris writes (and Judge Overton quotes): ‘God was there when it happened. We were not there… Therefore, we are completely limited to what God has seen fit to tell us, and this information is in His written Word.’