Christian Ideas Origins of World and life

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What do Chrisitians think happened to create the universe
God created everything. If the bible is taken literally, it tiik six days, and humankind did not evolve from apes but Adam and Eve
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What additionally do christians believe about the origins of the universe
Thy believe it can be viewed as a parable, or as a symbolic description of a more gradual evolution, meaning that it is possible to believe in religion and science.
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What evidence backs this up?
The bible says things were created in the following order: the heavens, Earth, the atmosphere, land and sea, and then plants, animals and people. This is th smae order as scientists believed things appeared. So timescale different general idea same
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What did the Roman Catholic Church do in 1996?
Accepted the big bang theory-suggesting an acceptance of science
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Give a quote to support christian idea of creationism?
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth."
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Give another christian view on the origins of the universe
Some christians believe that God created the universe out of nothing (ex nihilo) others think he created it out of matter already existing (ex materia)
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What supports the idea that God was responsible for evolution?
In the fourth century CE St Augustine wrote that God probably only created very simple life forms and that these developed over time.
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