scientific creationism


Definition of scientific creationism

: a doctrine holding that the biblical account of creation is supported by scientific evidence

Examples of scientific creationism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But to align with national norms, Tracs should defend the academic freedom of those who dissent from scientific creationism. S. Joshua Swamidass, WSJ, 4 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of scientific creationism

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Scientific creationism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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