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Category talk:Creationism

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Definition[edit]

"Creationism is a teleological explanation of existence, specifically, that all was created by God, and that there is a purpose to all creation. Underpinnings of creationism rest in Fundamentalist Christian theology."

Why is a belief in purpose and creation here reduced to some arbitrary Christian mythology? What is interesting is that both biblical fundamentalists and many rationalists appear to accept this insane confound. "Creationism" should either be explicitly identified as such (a religious proposition), or taken in its independent, literal, and generalised form (a philosophical proposition). It really doesn't matter how it is used, as long as it is used consistently.

Suggest changing: "Underpinnings of creationism rest in Fundamentalist Christian theology." -> "While underpinnings of a more general creationism exist in all monotheistic religions, fundamentalist Christian theology often claims divine intervention in nature based on literal interpretations of Judaic creation mythology."

Richardbrucebaxter (talk) 23:24, 10 December 2013 (UTC)

The summary originally came from a disused category on 'young Earth creationism' specifically. Feel free to change it. €₳$£ΘĪÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 23:35, 10 December 2013 (UTC)