creation science

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creation science (uncountable)

  1. The creation story found in Genesis in the Bible or the Quran, presented by fundamentalist Christians and Muslims as literal scientific truth.
    • 2013, Kostas Kamourakis, The Philosophy of Biology: A Companion for Educators, Page 182
      [] by fundamentalist religious believers who look to religious texts (be it the Bible or the Qur'an) to espouse a so-called creation science [] .
    • 2006, Ram Puniyani, Contours of Hindu Rashtra, page 321
      The case of creation science vis-a-vis theory of evolution, 'Islamic science' (Koran being the source of all scientific knowledge) []
    • 2003, Ted Peters, Bridging Science and Religion, Page 76
      [] the inspired writings, be they the Torah, the Qur'an, or the Bible, are interpreted by some in these traditions as providing literal descriptions of all aspects of reality [] Based upon this assumption the idea of creation science was born.