Religious Studies: Religion and Science Keywords

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Definition of Big Bang
A Scientific theory that a cosmic explosion caused the world to exist.
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Definition of 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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Definition of Creationists/Literalists
A name given to Christians who interpret the Bible literally and accept every word of Genesis creation story as literally true.
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Definition of Dominion
The idea that humans have control over or responsibility for the Earth.
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Definition of Evolution
The way in which animals and plants adapt to their surroundings - the survival of the fittest
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Definition of Ex Nihilo
A latin term relating to the creation story meaning the universe was created out of nothing.
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Definition of Genesis
The first book of the Bible which contains the stories of creation
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Definition of Humanity
Caring and showing kindness to others, often a term used for all humans.
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Definition of 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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Definition of Stewardship
The God-Given right or responsibility to care for and manage the world.
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