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creationism

(krē-ā′shə-nĭz′əm)
n.
Belief in the supernatural origin of the universe or of humans and other living things, especially as based on the literal interpretation of the account of the creation related in the Bible.

cre·a′tion·ist adj. & n.

creationism

Evolutionary biology
A philosophy based on the Judeo-Christian concept that all forms of life, in particular human life, were created from nothing (by God). Creationism is the virtual opposite of Darwinism or evolution, in which all organisms are believed to have evolved from another.

creationism

The belief that the account of the creation of the world contained in the first chapter of the book of Genesis is literally true. The implication, often expressed, is that the scientific account, including the geological evidence, is false. Creationism denies Darwinian evolution, but a belief in, and knowledge of, evolution has become an essential component in the mental armamentarium of the medical scientist. (See EVOLUTIONARY MEDICINE.)

creationism

an old-fashioned and outdated doctrine that each species of organism arose in an independent fashion by special creation. Such views have now been largely replaced by evolutionary theory but are still held by some on religious grounds.
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There are some theologians and philosophers today, working within the Christian tradition, who deny the doctrine of creation out-of-nothing.
Readers will likely find themselves intrigued by the arguments and will rethink their own opinions on the doctrine of creation as it relates to their lives.
Second, a theology of thriving informed by a robust doctrine of creation stresses God's providence within the created realm.
5, Thomas clearly presents the doctrine of creation as the common achievement of the greatest non-Christian philosophers:
It understands the doctrine of creation not to be primarily about God's power, but about God's love: how we can live together, all of us, within and for God's body.
Integrity of creation gave new prominence to the doctrine of creation, which hitherto had been disregarded by traditional and contextual theologies, including liberation theology.
The religious doctrine of creation does not negate human freedom but precisely releases it from the false gods that too often actually rule the world.
My worry is creationism can end up reducing the doctrine of creation rather than enhancing it.
Marshall Boswell investigates how this tetralogy has been constructed on the principles of Kirkegaard's irony, as well as by applying the Barthian doctrine of creation "out of nothing" (see Boswell, John Updike's Rabbit Tetralogy: Mastered Irony in Motion, U of Missouri P, 2001 17).
Wendell Berry has written voluminously on what the Christian church calls the doctrine of creation yet only sparingly, albeit with considerable feeling, about another of the church's doctrines, that of the incarnation.
This is unlike al-Tusi whose approach comes very close to that of Leibniz, despite the differences that may exist between the two projects: the first, as we have already stated, intends to solve mathematically the issue of the emanation of the multiplicity from the One, which in the end brought him to galvanise the Avicenian doctrine of creation with a combinatorial armature; the second wanted in fact to build an ars inveniendi on the combinatorial.
The secular does not retain relevant goodness in itself apart from God, as might be construed from versions of the doctrine of creation orders.