creationism (uncountable)

  1. (theology) The Abrahamic doctrine that each individual human soul is created by God, as opposed to traducianism.
  2. Any creationary belief, especially a belief that the origin of things is due to an event or process of creation brought about by the deliberate act of any divine agency, such as a Creator God (creator god).
  3. The belief that a deity created the world, especially as described in a particular religious text, such as the Quran or the Book of Genesis.
    • 2008, Thomas Dixon, Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction, link ↗
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