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1. The literal belief in the account of creation given in the Bible as presented in the Book of Genesis: "Creationism denies the theory of the evolution of species."
2. The belief that God created the universe and everything in it.
3. The doctrine (opposed to Darwinism) that living things, and especially human beings, were created by God in the recent historical past and that they did not evolve from some earlier life forms.
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scientific creationism
The belief that the theory of creationism; such as, that the universe was created in essentially its present form by a supernatural being (God), is supported by scientific evidence as well as by Biblical commentary.

Examples include, the argument that the fossil record does not provide evidence of evolution, or that modern cosmological theories; such as, the Bib Bang theory do not explain the ultimate origin of matter.