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Cosmology is word given to the study of the origin and structure of the universe

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Cosmology is the word given to the study of the origin and structure of the universe. The Christian cosmology according to the first two chapters of the book of Genesis in the Bible says that God created the whole universe in six days and rested on the seventh. The account says that God created the world form ex nihilo (from nothing): "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth" (Genesis 1:1) This quote from the Bible means that God created the heavens and the earth on the first day. God also created on the first day, light and dark. God acknowledged this as beneficial and so God separated light from dark to create night and day. ...read more.

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And it came to be so. (Genesis 1: 9-13) On the fourth day God created the sun, moon and stars. 'And God went on to say: "Let luminaries come to be in the expanse of the heavens to make the division between the day and the night; and they must serve as signs and for seasons and for days and years. (Genesis 1:14-19) On the fifth day God created the fish and the birds. 'And God went on to say: "Let the waters swarm forth a swarm of living souls and let flying creatures fly over the earth upon the face of the expanse of the heavens." ...read more.

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In the Christian cosmology, each part of the creation came about because of Gods words: 'God said, "Let there be light," and there was light' (Genesis 1:3) When God had finished his creation, it was prefect: 'God saw all that he had made and it was very good' (Genesis 1:31). The fact that creation is seen as good by God and that God creates by speaking, influences both the way that Christians view the world and the way that they view God. ?? ?? ?? ?? SAROSH MAHMOOD CANDIDATE NO-0094 RE RELIGION & SCIENCE COURESWORK CHRISTIAN COSMOLOGY MR WILLIAMS SOUTH CHADDERTON SCHOOL PAGE 1 OF 2 CENTRE NO-33105 ...read more.

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