Religion and Science Key Words

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Big Bang
A scientific theory that a cosmic explosion caused the world to exist
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Creation
The act of creating something or the thing that is made, in the Bible, the making of the world by God
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Creationists/Literalists
A name given to Christians who interpret the Bible literally and accept every word of the Genesis creation story as literally true
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Dominion
The idea that humans have control over or responsibility for the earth
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Evolution
The way in which animals and plants adapt to their surroundings - the survival of the fittest
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Ex nihilo
A Latin term relating to the creating story meaning that the universe was created out of nothing
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Genesis
The first book of the Bible which contains the stories of creation
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Humanity
Caring and showing kindness to others, often a term used for all humans
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Non-literalist
A name given to a Christian who interprets the Bible as more of a story than literalists and believe it contains important truths but is 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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