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creationism

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Pronunciation: /kriːˈeɪʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m
 
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Definition of creationism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The belief that the universe and living organisms originate from specific acts of divine creation, as in the biblical account, rather than by natural processes such as evolution.
Example sentences
  • The majority of Americans believe in creationism rather than evolution.
  • They spend much time attacking biblical creationism and creationists.
  • The original proposal was to stop teaching evolution theory until creationism could be taught alongside.
1.1 another term for creation science.
Example sentences
  • It is not surprising that theologians and mainstream Christians claim that creationism damages Christianity.
  • Intelligent Design creationism is bad theology, bad politics, bad education, and bad science.
  • This succinctly expresses, I think, both the nature and the theological weakness in ID creationism.

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