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cre·a·tion·ism

 (krē-ā′shə-nĭz′əm)
n.
Belief in the supernatural origin of the universe or of humans and other living things, especially as based on the literal interpretation of the account of the creation related in the Bible.

cre·a′tion·ist adj. & n.
Translations
Kreationist
créationniste

creationist

[kriːˈeɪʃənɪst] Ncreacionista mf

creationist

[kriˈeɪʃənɪst] ncréationniste mf

creationist

nKreationist(in) m(f)
adjkreationistisch
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A creationist who alleged that the National Park Service discriminated against him because of his religious beliefs after being denied a permit to conduct his young-Earth creationism work will now be able to collect rocks in the Grand Canyon.
The Christian theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky is owned by creationist Ken Ham and features a life-sized recreation of Noah's Ark.
Synopsis: While most Americans believe God was involved in the creation of humans, fewer than four in 10 (38%) hold a strict creationist view, the lowest level in 35 years.
The young earth creationist position is not even wrong, because in order to be wrong one would have to look at the available evidence and interpret it incorrectly.
A past Texas State Board of Education chairman and outspoken creationist urged his former colleagues on Tuesday to approve high school biology textbooks he said would "strike a final blow to the teaching of evolution.
THE National Trust has defended including references to creationist theory at its new Giant's Causeway visitors' centre.
In Louisiana, creationists have seized on the ruse of "supplemental" material to sneak creationist lesson plans in through the back door.
Another title teaching creationist geology in this series is "The Case of the Missing Mountain (9780890515938, $14.
For at least two reasons, the excellent exercise presented by Phil Senter (ABT 72:70-76, February 2010) will not convince a creationist that "Lucy" is any indication that Homo sapiens evolved from an ape-like species.
The biologists also refute the creationist claim that biochemical changes in organisms are too complex to occur without a designer by explaining the way in which the malaria parasite's resistance to the drug chloroquine likely evolved.
In my opinion, "figured out" seems to reflect a creationist or intelligent design perspective more than an evolutionary perspective.
The third section presents selections from the literature, on both sides of the controversy, with excerpts from the creationist literature as well as rebuttals.