GCSE Philosophy 'Religion and Science' key words

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The Big Bang Theory
A scientific theory that a cosmic explosion caused the world to exist
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Creation
The act of creating something, such as God's creation of the world
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Literalists
A name given to Christians who interpret the Bible literally and accept every word of the Genesis story literally true
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Dominion
The idea that humans have control over or responsibility for the earth
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Evolution
All living things have evolved from a single species over time to adapt to their environments
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Ex Nihilo
A latin term relating to the creation story meaning the universe was created out of nothing
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Genesis
The first book of the Bible which contains stories of creation
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Humanity
Caring and showing kindness to others. Also used to refer to the human race
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Non-literalists
A name given to Christians who interpret the Bible more as a story than literalists and believe it contains important truths but not a factual account.
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Stewardship
The God-given right or responsibility to care for and manage the world
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The act of creating something, such as God's creation of the world

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A name given to Christians who interpret the Bible literally and accept every word of the Genesis story literally true

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The idea that humans have control over or responsibility for the earth

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All living things have evolved from a single species over time to adapt to their environments

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