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Generally, science and Christianity are considered two contradictory views of the universe. Science symbolizes an evolutionary and naturalistic view of the universe from which God is (or at least can be) excluded. Christianity symbolizes a world view w...

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Generally, science and Christianity are considered two contradictory views of the universe. Science symbolizes an evolutionary and naturalistic view of the universe from which God is (or at least can be) excluded. Christianity symbolizes a world view where everything is created by the direct creative act of God. Science offers us different ways at looking at the origins of life. Its two most famous theories are the Big Bang and the theory of evolution. The Big Bang theory is that there was a gigantic explosion caused by the matter of the universe which was densely squashed and caused the universe and life. This theory could offer a better explanation than Christianity because it has certain aspects to prove it - e.g. ...read more.

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Science also uses Darwin's Theory of Evolution to help explain the origins of life. This theory states that animals and plants adapt to their surroundings and evolve. This tries exclude from the equation. This theory could offer a better explanation because it shows how God didn't need to create us because we have been able to adapt and evolve be ourselves over many years. Unfortunately, the theory only explains how animals and plants adapt and not where the universe came from and how we came to be. Also progress in genetics has not helped the evolution notion; the accidental profession claimed in evolution is thought to be brought about by chance mutations in the genome. ...read more.

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This view could be the best explanation because you don't worry about anything and just live your life. So, in conclusion neither science nor Christianity can offer an explanation better than each other because no one truly knows about the origins of life. Christianity offers a story, not really proof, about God's qualities. Science is about the natural around us and can't prove whether someone like God exists and if he could create us. In my opinion we need both explanations because they provide both sides of the argument for the existence of life because one explains how we came to be and the other is what we have become. Also science and religion combines with scientists who believe in God so they would use both concepts. So, science doesn't offer a better explanation than Christianity but it does sometimes seem more logical. ...read more.

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