The Catholic view of the Big Bang theory: completed

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  • The Catholic view of the Big Bang theory
    • Science explains how the universe came about and Genesis explains why the universe began
    • Many Christians accept the scientific explanations accept the scientific explanations, but say that we must understand Genesis symbolically.
      • Not as a scientific explanation of the beginning of the world, but as a theological statement about the world's relationship to God
    • In fact, the Big Bang theory was put forward by a Catholic priest, Father Geogres LemaÎtre.
    • Catholics are happy to accept the Big Bang, as this theory supports their belief that God created the universe out of nothing

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