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

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Represented by the Religious Right legal group Alliance Defending Freedom, Snelling argued that his religious freedom rights were being violated if he wasn't able to obtain a permit due to his creationist research methods.
As Trump Picks Cabinet, Creationist Liberty University President Involved In Education Decisions
adults who believe that God created humans in their present form at some time within the last 10,000 years or so -- the strict creationist view -- has reached a new low.
As a former creationist Christian myself, I'm glad I was open-minded enough to ignore dogma and weigh up the actual evidence.
Evolutionists argue that creationists want to force their religious views into the text, but just the teaching of biology accomplishes that," he said.
The board, the composition of which has become a little more moderate recently, unanimously rejected the creationist materials and adopted lesson plans that include the teaching of evolution.
Second, creationists generally do not claim that an intermediate organism cannot exist.
A detailed understanding of protistan biology," Farmer and Habura conclude, "offers scientists and laypersons alike the ability to address current attacks on evolutionary theory, and to refute the claims of [intelligent design] creationists who insist on invoking supernatural explanations to account for observable phenomena.
Or just the fragments that get quoted out of context on creationist websites?
WHILE out walking the streets of Edinburgh last week, I was bearded by a student critic who accused me of being a creationist.
In closing ranks against creationist pseudoscience, as it has been forced to do, the scientific community has grown increasingly intolerant toward even those who raise reasonable questions about evolution.
During Prof Reiss's discussion, he said teachers should be open to discussing Creationist ideas, which reject the concept of evolution and suggest that the Earth is only 10,000 years old.
But Professor Michael Reiss, of the University of London, who is also an Anglican priest, said teachers could not ignore the fact that growing numbers of Muslim and Christian children in the UK now held creationist beliefs.
Once that has been achieved, then, presumably, material once off-limits could again make it through the gates: little-known theories that supposedly undermine evolution, for instance, or natural wonders supposedly too miraculous for evolution to explain (like the human eye, an ever-popular creationist example), or instances of disagreement about specific evolutionary mechanisms that would be magnified and presented as evidence against the theory itself.
Hogan's chain of reasoning will win the grudging respect of Darwinist and creationist alike.