3.1.5: Scientific explanations of the world&Agnosticism&Atheism.

HideShow resource information

Main points:

- Matter is eternal.

1 of 6

Main points:

- About 15million million years ago, the matter of the universe exploded. This is known as the Big Bang Theory.

- The red shift in light from other galaxies is eveidence that the universe is stil expanding.

2 of 6

Main points:

as the matter of the univers flew away from the explosion, it formed stars&then our solar system.

3 of 6

Main points:

- the gases on the Earth's surfae produced primitive life.

4 of 6

Main points:

- the genetic structure of these primitive life-forms led to the evolution of new-life forms.

- about 2.5 million years ago humans evolved.

5 of 6

Main points:

- if science can explain the universe&humans without God it can lead to some people becoming agnostic as they no longer need God to explain why we are here.

- other people may become atheists because they believe that if God existed, he must have made the world&be the only explanation for it. so the way tht science can explain the world&humans without God is proof to such people that God does not exist.

6 of 6


No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Christianity resources »