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Creation out of nothing

Creation out of nothing

Creation out of nothing (Creation ex nihilo) This article was generated from theopedia.com Creation out of nothing, or creation ex nihilo, is the belief that God created this world out of nothing, ex nihilo being Latin for “from nothing.” The Bible is clear that God is the creator of this world (Gen 1:1; Job 38:1-42:6 […]

Genesis creation account

Genesis creation account

Genesis creation account This article was generated from theopedia.com Different interpretations of the Genesis creation account have been proposed. The views considered in this article are those which deal specifically with the text of Genesis 1 and 2. It is not the main aim of this article to handle concerns dealing with scientific issues. Almost […]

Evolution

Evolution

Evolution This article was generated from theopedia.com Evolution is a naturalistic theory of the origins of life, attempting to explain the existence of life without invoking God. It holds that all forms of life are descended from one “simple” organism, which must have formed itself from non-living chemicals. In order for all life to be […]

Gap theory

Gap theory

Gap theory This article was generated from theopedia.com The gap theory is the: “Hypothesis that there is a chronological gap between Genesis 1:2 and 1:3 during which geological evolution occurred. Or, alternatively, a period in which a race of souless 'men' lived.” [1] The gap theory maintains that an indefinite span of time exists between […]

Intelligent design

Intelligent design

Intelligent design This article was generated from theopedia.com Intelligent design is a controversial topic that finds itself in the realm of science, theology, and apologetics. Adherents of this view state that the best explanation for the origin of the universe and humanity is not evolution, but “an intelligent cause or agent, as opposed to an […]

creationism vs evolution

creationism vs evolution

How does creationism vs. evolution impact how a person views the world? The key difference between creationism and evolution comes down to our certainty about everything we think we know. Think about it: if our five senses and our brains are merely the product of random, purposeless evolution, how can we be sure that they”™re […]