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The Creationism and Intelligent Design Portal

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Creationism is the belief that humanity, life, the Earth, and the universe were created in their entirety by a supernatural deity or deities (typically God), whose existence is presupposed. Biblical creationism is the belief in literal interpretations of the Book of Genesis. The term strict creationism is sometimes used to avoid confusion with the more general concept of creation held by those whose faith accommodates theistic evolution. Creation in this context refers to the specific supernatural act of creation.

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God the architect or geometer - illustrative of creation science
Creation Science or scientific creationism is a branch of creationism, which attempts to provide help scientific support for the Genesis creation narrative in the Book of Genesis and disprove generally accepted scientific facts, theories and scientific paradigms about the history of the Earth, cosmology and biological evolution. Its most vocal proponents are fundamentalist Christians in the United States who seek to prove Biblical inerrancy and nullify the scientific evidence for evolution. The main ideas in creation science are: the belief in "creation ex nihilo"; the conviction that the Earth was created within the last 10,000 years; the belief that mankind and other life on Earth were created as distinct fixed "baraminological" kinds; and the idea that fossils found in geological strata were deposited during a cataclysmic flood which completely covered the entire Earth. As a result, creation science also challenges the geologic and astrophysical evidence for the age and origins of Earth and Universe, which creation scientists acknowledge are irreconcilable to the account in the Book of Genesis. Creation science proponents often refer to the theory of evolution as "Darwinism" or as "Darwinian evolution".

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General Creationism | Creation myth | History of Creationism | Creation according to Genesis | Allegorical interpretations of Genesis
Creation Ussher chronology | Adam and Eve | Omphalos hypothesis | Mosaic authorship of the Genesis | Documentary hypothesis | Creation myth | Great Flood | Confusion of tongues | Tower of Babel | Noah  | Anthropic principle  | Baraminology  | Flood geology
Types of creationism Creation science | Intelligent design | Islamic creationism | Modern geocentrism | Neo-Creationism | Omphalos creationism | Old Earth creationism | Progressive creationism | Young Earth creationism 
Controversy Creation-evolution controversy | Creation and evolution in public education | Related articles | Teach the Controversy | Kansas evolution hearings  | Edwards v. Aguillard  | Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District
Bible Christianity | Exegesis | Genealogy | Great Flood | Jesus Christ | Judaism | Nephilim | Noah's ark | Biblical inerrancy | Original Sin | Theology | Tower of Babel 

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Top Ten Creationist Arguments

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Conspiracy Road Trip: Creationism

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Creationism (Penn and Teller) (2003)

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Watch Creationists Talking About Creationism

From last night's HBO documentary "Questioning Darwin." Pastor Peter LaRuffa exudes, "If somewhere within the Bible, I were to find a passage that said two p...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on Creationism, Celebrity, and Kids

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Evolutionists Get Owned By Creationists on BBC TV Show

There are many, many, very able creationist debaters and speakers about who WANT to debate atheists and evolutionists. Unfortunately, not many are given the ...

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design On Trial (creationism vs evolution)

In this award winning documentary, NOVA captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania in one of the latest battles over teaching ...

The Arrogance of Creationism (3)

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Creationists Talking Creationism Is Fascinating

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Antiwar.com
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:09:24 -0700

Historical creationism also makes possible the narration of the Ukraine story as if it is a discrete event devoid of historical context. When Germany reunified, the administration of George H.W. Bush promised Gorbachev that NATO would move no further ...
 
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:21:39 -0700

Students at Grady High School were shown this anti evolution cartoon in a biology class PowerPoint, leading to complaints to the principal. The school's newspaper did a good story on the controversy.
 
Huffington Post
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:33:20 -0700

If you were presented with two words, dinosaurs and creationism, and asked to think of an iconic image, I bet many of you would come up with the same visual: a triceratops with a saddle from the Creation Museum in Kentucky.

National Center for Science Education

National Center for Science Education
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:03:45 -0700

Cover of Earth magazine, July 2014 Writing in the July 2014 issue of the American Geoscience Institute's magazine Earth, Scott K. Johnson relates his experience in engaging in evolution outreach in a not-so-usual venue: at his local county fair. In ...
 
Louth Leader
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:37:30 -0700

Schools do actually teach about creationism, in the same way that they teach about Islam and Hinduism - in Religious Education classes, which is where they belong. Just as teaching reincarnation instead of the life cycle in biology would be extreme and ...
 
Stuff.co.nz (blog)
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:33:45 -0700

Now I'm still left lamenting why there isn't more satire on our television. I desperately wanted to love LNBB - a satirical show has an important part to play, I think, in functioning democracy. This wasn't satire, however. It was crass jokes, and ...
 
Louth Leader
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:11:15 -0700

Creationism is a belief by fundamentalist Christians that the Universe and living organisms originate “from specific acts of divine creation”. It is based on a literalist interpretation of the Genesis creation narrative. It is also a popular belief in ...

Huffington Post

Huffington Post
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:25:22 -0700

In 1987, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that required the teaching of creationism in any public school that also taught evolution. The court said the mandate was unconstitutional because it had a religious purpose. CORRECTION: A previous ...
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