Evolution & Creationism

2933 WordsOct 30, 201312 Pages
Evolution and Creationism Outline: Thesis: "Acceptance of Creation is growing in spite of overwhelming evidence proving Evolution." I. Acceptance of Creation is growing in spite of overwhelming evidence proving Evolution There is no easy resolution for whats true and evolution or creationism. It is a complex topic with profound scientific, religious, educational, and criticism. How can a student or parent come to grips with this issue? Evolution vs. Creationism provides a badly needed, comprehensive, and balanced introduction to the many facets of the current debates about what should be taught in a classroom or in reality itself. Evolution relies on scientific facts while creationism clings on biblical beliefs. But the legal and…show more content…
People may lump all creationists together in one group, but it is important to understand where they differ and why. Creationism comes in many different shapes and sizes. Some creationists believe in a flat earth. Some believe in a young earth. Other creationists believe in an old earth. A few portray creationism as scientific and others hide or try to remove this idea that God had no part in creating the universe. A few admit that creationism is just a religious belief with no connection to science whatsoever. Criticism about Creationism The principle idea behind creationism is that the origin of natural objects is supernatural. As an example, the Christian tradition is that the land, sky, plants and animals were created by a supernatural or also known as God. As Young and Strode state, “Within this basic idea are themes are variations; some cultures believe that plants and animal species are unchanging, others believe that different species can arise from existing species but the original species were put into being in a supernatural way” (55). Some think the creation event happened very recently, within historical times thousands of millions of years before present day. It should be emphasized that amongst the scientific community it really is only a tiny potion who consider a
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