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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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Creationist car spotted in Georgia, America
Young Earth creationism (or YEC) is a form of creationism that asserts the Heavens, Earth, and all life on Earth was created by direct acts of the Abrahamic God during a relatively short period, sometime between 5,700 and 10,000 years ago. Its adherents are Christians and Jews who believe that God created the Earth in six 24-hour days, taking a literal interpretation of the Genesis creation narrative as a basis for their beliefs.

Between 40-50% of adults in the United States say they believe in young Earth creationism, depending on the poll. According to a Gallup poll in December 2010, around 40% of Americans believe in YEC, with 52% among Republicans and 34% among Democrats. The percentage falls quickly as the level of education increases — only 22% of respondents with postgraduate degrees believed compared with 47% of those with a high school education or less.

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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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Huffington Post

Huffington Post
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0700

The recent federal government shutdown involved not only furloughing federal employees but also restricting access to our national parks. From Yosemite to Yellowstone, from Bryce Canyon to the Bright Angel Trail, countless people were turned away from ...
 
The Bible and Interpretation
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:05:13 -0700

True enough, scientists have done an excellent job in pointing the scientific flaws in creationism. However, the problem is that scientists usually don't have enough knowledge of biblical scholarship to address or defeat some of the arguments ...

The Vancouver Observer

The Vancouver Observer
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:15:00 -0700

So, with Lunney's resignation in the background, how do British Columbians feel about creationism? Insights West asked this question recently, and found that 72 per cent of residents think human beings evolved from less advanced forms of life over ...

Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 04:40:56 -0700

I was not aware till now that his buddy and fellow atheist Lawrence Krauss takes that notion to an enhanced level of specificity by arguing that teaching "creationism" to your children is a kind of child abuse. Actually Dr. Krauss, theoretical ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:45:00 -0700

Scientists are not trained to recognize how creationists are distorting biblical texts. Thus, Jerry Coyne's Faith v. Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible (2015) does an excellent job of explaining scientific theory and methods, but one will ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 05:56:15 -0700

That isn't the case with teaching creationism because the parents who do that aren't really aware that alternative explanations of the origins of the universe are legitimate. Surely Dr. Krauss knows these parents aren't merely pretending to believe the ...
 
Genetic Literacy Project
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:08:11 -0700

Just as we are likely wired for Creationism, I think we're wired for being very skeptical of the concept of GMO, because of the implicit connotations of muddling categories which we view was fundamental. And, just like Creationism, we can overcome ...

Raw Story

Raw Story
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:14:39 -0700

Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss recently doubled down on his claim that teaching creationism to children was a form of child abuse during an appearance on the “The Weekly,” an Australian satirical TV news show. During the show, host Charlie ...
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