How rational is it to believe in both science and religion? Religious Studies, AQA, Science and Religion, Question 6

This is a powerpoint I was made to create for a piece of work. It's meant to help with revision. They question that I was asked is to do with Question 6 of AQA B Religious Studies. The question "How Rational is it to believe in both science and religion?". My argument is in there as well as all the information you need to know for the topic. Hope it helps :)

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Introduction
There are a wide range of both Religious and scientific views towards
the topic of whether the creation story and the evolutionary theory
should be taught together, separately or not at all in states of
America.
It is illegal in some states of America to teach creation stories while in
other states of America, it is illegal to talk about evolution.
In this PowerPoint, I will be expressing my own personal view on what
should be allowed to happen in these states and my reasons for
these.
I will also consider arguments from religious perspectives as well as
scientific arguments.…read more

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Below, the images indicates the ratings of Evolution Treatment
in State Public School Science Standards:…read more

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Public Polls published on Wikipedia
· 29% believe public schools should teach evolution in
science class but can discuss creationism there as a
belief;
· 20% believe public schools should teach evolution
only;
· 17% believe public schools should teach evolution in
science class and religious theories elsewhere;
· 16% believe public schools should teach creation only;
· 13% believe public schools should teach both evolution
and creationism in science class;
· 4% believe public schools should teach both but are
not sure how.
Copied information…read more

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Religious Beliefs
Found in the first two chapters of the book of Genesis in the
Bible, there are two creation accounts.
The first chapter is an account which tells us how Man were
created in God's image:
The Creation Story (basic idea):
God created the earth in 7 days.
On the first, God created light
On the second, God created the sea and the sky
On the third, God created vegetation and land
On the fourth, God created the stars in the sky
On the fifth, God created creatures like the fish and the birds
On the sixth, God created animals and Humans
And finally, on the seventh, God rested.…read more

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Religious Beliefs
The second chapter of Genesis is The story of Adam and
Eve.
This is an earlier account. It describes how God first
created a man. He did this by taking some soil from the
ground and breathing life into him. The woman was
made from one of the Man's ribs, taken by God while
he was sleeping.
The two were known as Adam and Eve.…read more

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