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the literal belief in the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis

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2) The doctrine of creation developed as believers reflected on what the relationship between God and the world must be.
Wilson Dickinson's "Care of the Soil, Care of the Self: Creation and Creativity in the American Suburbs" attempts to revisit the doctrine of creation by going back to biblical passages (as in Isaiah and the Psalms) that contain deep, vibrant phrases about creation.
That faulty view, he says, "comes from a deep weakness in understanding the Catholic doctrine of creation.
Not merely a description about the beginnings of the cosmos, the doctrine of creation describes the Triune God's continuous, free, and loving action of creating, sustaining redeeming and perfecting the entire created order (Barth, 1957/1961; Reeves, 2012).
Gunton, a theologian in Barth's tradition, conceives the Trinity in relation to the created order, he argues, and his correlations between creation, soteriology, eschatology, and his theory of culture elevate the doctrine of creation to a place of importance in his theology.
20) In clear contrast to the mainstream Patristic and Medieval tradition, which had equated "the temporally finite with the created" and "the eternal with the uncreated," (21) Thomas separates the question of whether a philosopher presents the doctrine of creation from that philosopher's position on the eternity of the world.
The doctrine of creation for Christians, then, is not different in kind from the doctrine of the incarnation: in both God is the source of all existence, the One in whom we are born and re-born.
Like Aquinas, Young adopts Aristotelian epistemology to accommodate the doctrine of creation in revealed theology.
Of all the doctrines that have been drawn upon to develop missiological paradigms, seldom has it been the doctrine of creation.
Hefelfinger in "Science, Intelligibility, Creation: How the Doctrine of Creation Unites, Delineates, and Ennobles Modern Science" offers the hypothesis that the Christian doctrine of creation "best accounts for and makes sense of the situation found today between departments of science and departments of philosophy and theology: a historically diverging but essentially complementary relationship between ancient and modern science.
A final theme is heresy: here Kienzle surveys evidence of Hildegard's anti-heretical concerns in her other writings, then demonstrates their presence in the Expositiones, with a particular emphasis on her apparently self-consciously anti-Cathar assertion of the orthodox doctrine of creation.
The orthodox Christian doctrine of creation by uncreated being - God - while offering no explanation of how the universe came to be, and also expressed in mythological terms in the scriptures, at least has a direct simplicity.
Hence, the doctrine of creation is not specifically a theory of origins.
These two doctrines, after the doctrine of creation, define the essence or substance of Christian faith.
The Christian doctrine of creation is an important part of the theological framework for economics, leading us to a proper assessment of human beings, and their creative potential.