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The Theory of Creation Vs. Evolution.

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The Theory of Creation Vs. Evolution Introduction Cosmology is the study of the creation of the whole universe, which goes beyond mathematical theories and answers to explain how it was created and where it came from. It is a question that has puzzled scientists for years and whilst looking for these answers other questions arise about the value and meaning of human life. There are many theories about how the earth was created, some ancient, medieval and some modern, like the Big Bang Theory. It is a way that some people have taken to believe, which describes the creation of the universe. Also using this theory it was estimated that the earth was created about 15 billion years ago. This argument was started by Plato and has been fought between many great philosophers through history. The Christian Cosmology The Cosmology of the Christian belief can be found in Genesis 1 and 2 from the Bible (or otherwise known as the creation story). ...read more.


This is the most dominant scientific theory about the origin of the universe. According to the theory the universe was created by a cosmic explosion, which sent matter into all directions of the universe. In 1927 it was proposed that an explosion was created by a primeval atom by a Belgium Priest called Georges Lema?tre. Years later Edwin Hubble discovered some evidence, which could be used to justify Lema?tre's theory. He found that there were other distant galaxies that were moving away from us with speeds that agreed with their distances. This theory is accepted by many people around the world although it will never be proved because there are still some unanswered questions. Science Contradicting Religion By many religions the Big Bang Theory would we considered as a secular theory. This is "Any theory of the origin of the universe that does not see an infinite-personal God as responsible for creating the universe by intelligent design." (Quote from 'Systematic Theology, An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine' by Wayne Grudem). ...read more.


Because if you try to do something too fast, you shake a little. God might be the designer." What George Smoot is trying to say is that we have found some scientific evidence as to how the earth could have been created. The evidence is so perfect and so exact couldn't this have all been designed by God. George also said, "It is a mystical experience, like a religious experience." Then followed by, "It really is like finding the driving mechanism for the universe, and isn't that what God is?" Conclusion Being an Atheist, I find it extremely hard to believe that the universe was created by God. I believe in the theory of Evolution, purely because of all the evidence scientists have found to support it, and the idea of the universe having a creator is simply beyond me. In my opinion, I think the creation was explained in the bible so that people could understand how the world was created, but when the Big Bang Theory was developed, people found it hard to switch to what I believe is the truth, because they where brought up to believe everything that is written in the bible. ...read more.

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