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cosmological argument - how the universe came to being
Big Bang- explosion that formed planets and starts, evidence- still expanding
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evolutionary argument - how living things came to how they are now
Charles Darwin- natural selection, evolved from simple cells and we came from apes
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science tell us
how
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religion tell us
why
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creationalists
believe God created the world in 6 days
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intelligent design
world is to intricate and complex to now have a designer which is God
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Gosse
God put fossils in rock to test our faith
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creation stories are myths?
contains important truths (God is the creator) but it not meant to be factual
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St Augustine
God made starting cells (germs) which developed into what we have today
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do animals have souls?
Christians believe they dont because God did not breath into them as he did with Adam
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1st account
God created everything ex nihilo, others think matter was already there, 6 days, put humans in charge of animals
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problem of evil if matter was already there or he created it ex nihilo?
God is good so everything he creates is also good, there was evil within the matter so God is not responsible
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2nd account
humans are made before animals and plants
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stewardship
looking after something for someone else
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dominion
power or authority
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domination
exercising power over something less powerful
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Noah
God need humans to care for the environment
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RC and animals testing
for medicine, against cosmetics
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christian aid and CAFOD
helping people in developing countries to be self sufficient
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ways to help environment?
recycling, reducing pollution, thanksgiving for harvest
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evolutionary argument - how living things came to how they are now

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Charles Darwin- natural selection, evolved from simple cells and we came from apes

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science tell us

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religion tell us

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creationalists

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