Creationism And Darwinism Essay

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Creationism And Darwinism

cre·a·tion·ism (kre-a'she-niz'em) nounThe position that the account of the creation of
the universe given at the beginning of the Bible is literally true. Creationism is the
theory that man, the earth, and the rest of the universe was originally created rather
than randomly exploding from nothingness into chance existence. We reside on the surface
of a small superbly crafted, autonomous self regulating space vehicle. Together with
survival, conquest and death we bear witness to beauty, fragrances, love and music. Think
about this. Mathematics, philosophy, springtime, depravity, farming, courtship, quasars,
and bubble gum; all came from nothingness?, formed by chance......? Of all the generations
thus far to inhabit the Earth, we have the least excuse for not recognizing the quiet
presence of The Scientific Mathematician who set everything into motion around us. We
should be in awe, not presumptuous and skeptical. About 3,000 years ago King David of
Israel wrote (Psalm 8:3-4) "When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the
moon and the stars, which You have ordained; what is man that you are mindful of him? And
the son of man, that You visit him?"Creationism is the product of a literal interpretation
of the Biblical story of Genesis. It holds that God created the world in a single act
approximately 6,000 years ago-and that human beings, animals, and other forms of life
exist today much as they did then. To many creationists, the theory of evolution is
heresy. They argue that fossil records and other scientific evidence of evolution are
either false or were themselves created by God. "In the beginning, God created the heaven
and earth."And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the
deep. And the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. "And God said, let there be
light: and there was light. "And God saw the light, that it was good; And divided the
light from darkness. "And God Called the light day, and the darkness he called night. And
the evening and the morning were the first day. "And God said let there be a firmament in
the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters. "Ands God made the firmament, and
divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the
firmament; And it was so. "And God called the firmament heaven. And the evening and the
morning were the second day. "And God said, let the waters under the heavens be gathered
together unto one place, and let the dry land appear, and it was so. "And God called the
dry land earth; and the gathering together of the waters called the seas: And God saw that
it was good. "And God said, let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and
the fruit trees yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth:
And it was so. "And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind,
and the tree yielding, fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind; and God saw that
it was good. "And the evening and the morning were the third day. "And God said let there
be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them
be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years. "And let them be for lights in the
firmament of the heavens to give light upon the earth; and it was so. "And God made two
great lights: The greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night: He
made the stars also. "And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon
the earth. "And to rule over the day and over the night and to divide the light from the
darkness: and God saw that it was good. "And the evening, and the morning were the fourth
day. "And God said, let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath
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