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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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Ark Encounter: The Making of a Creationist Theme Park
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.
In an interview Wednesday, he declined to say anything specific about his views on whether Texas should keep creationist language in its science standards - a debate the nation will watch when the state board takes up the issue next year.
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.
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.
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.
4) concludes, "If we spent more time in our textbooks talking about how tetrapods came up on land, how birds evolved from dinosaurs, how whales went back into the oceans, the average American would not be so vulnerable to the claims of creationists." Interestingly, on the very next page, the following sentence is found: "That find suggests that a very old plant figured out how to make a particular type of resin that modern relatives get credit for." 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.
Or just the fragments that get quoted out of context on creationist websites?