scientific creationism

noun

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

Example Sentences

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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Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of scientific creationism was in 1927

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“Scientific creationism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scientific%20creationism. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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