creationism creationism  /kri ˈeɪ ʃə ˌnɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the literal belief in the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis

Usage(s):

  1. It is a subtler way of finding God's fingerprints in nature than traditional creationism.
  2. She supports the teaching of creationism in public schools, alongside evolution.
  3. Intelligent design is not pure creationism.

News

  1. Ball State comes under scrutiny for hiring professor who wrote book on intelligent design

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Ball State University in Indiana is facing scrutiny for hiring a science professor who wrote a book on intelligent design, a move that comes after another professor at the state college was accused of teaching creationism.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Ball State under scrutiny for hiring professor

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ball State University in Indiana is facing scrutiny for hiring a science professor who wrote a book on intelligent design, a move that comes after another professor at the state college was accused of teaching creationism.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Traveling in Darwin's footsteps in Chile

    The name Darwin easily evokes a word association game moving from evolution to Galapagos Islands to turtles to apes to the Scopes Trial to Creationism and even Intelligent Design.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan

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Quotes

  1. "The phrase 'strengths and weaknesses' has been spread nationally as a slogan to bring creationism in through the back door," said Eugenie C. Scott of the National Center for Science in Education, a California group that opposes watering down...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Eugenie Scott Source: New York Times

  2. "Our schools should teach children to think for themselves, not indoctrinate them, so we have to expose them to different theories and ultimately let them decide. Our public schools should present both evolution and creationism. I would not support...
    on May 8, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Pine Bluff Commercial

  3. "Creationism is based on faith and has nothing to do with science, and it should not be taught in science classes," said Prof Lewis Wolpert, a developmental biologist at University College London. "There is no evidence for a creator, and...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Lewis Wolpert Source: guardian.co.uk

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