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The Theory of Evolution is widely believed and defended. A few billion years ago - back when Earth was new - rivers rolled down from barren mountains into great dead seas. Rainstorms squalled and lightning flashed.
Lava hissed and spewed from giant volcanoes.
Nothing lived on that long-ago Earth. But the oceans were astir with promise - they swirled and simmered a primordial soup that held the raw materials of life. A nondescript glob of chemicals crossed some vague and wondrous boundary to become the first living thing.
From such unfeeling chemicals, Earth eventually filled with a teeming diversity of life, from microbes to Men. Most people hear it many times in schools, museums, books, and the public media.
Evolution may be defined as the belief that, multiplied millions of years ago, life began by natural causes from nonliving matter; then gradually that original life changed till from it came all the modern kinds of plants and animals including man. Robert Muller, former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, demonstrated the influence of evolutionary doctrine when he said: The Bible teaches that the all-wise, all-powerful, eternal God created the universe and all the forms of life in it, including people.
So evolution and creation are two fundamentally competing beliefs about the origin of the universe, life, and mankind. Some people speculate that we can believe both the Bible and evolution: Theistic evolutionists say that all living things evolved from an original life form, but God began and directed the process.
Progressive creationists claim that, from time to time over a period of billions of years, God intervened to make major changes but then allowed nature to gradually develop what had been made.
Such people cannot, of course, take Genesis 1 literally, so they say it is symbol or legend.
But is it possible to believe both the Bible and major tenets of evolution? Does evolution necessarily contradict the Bible?
Can a person defend evolution and still be a faithful Christian?
May Christians believe that "creation" involved sudden major changes caused by God but followed by gradual natural changes over billions of years? We will not here discuss much scientific evidence for creation or against evolution, though such a study can be profitable. Nor will we emphasize the reasons why we believe the Bible.
In this study we simply wish to see if the Bible can be harmonized with evolution or progressive creation. Consider these contradictions between evolution and the Bible doctrine of creation: Evolution Is a Major Doctrine of Unbelievers.
True, some people claim to believe evolution and also believe in God. But all unbelievers accept evolution.
And believing evolution weakens faith in God. Charles Darwin, who popularized the modern theory of evolution, said: I think that generally and more and more so as I grow older but not always that an agnostic would be the most correct description of my state of mind.
Humanism believes that man is a part of nature and that he has emerged as the result of a continuous process Many kinds of humanism exist [including] We find insufficient evidence for belief in the existence of a supernatural As non-theists, we begin with humans not God, nature not deity Huxley, an ardent evolutionist, said:The gene-centered view of evolution rose to prominence in the s, followed by the neutral theory of molecular evolution, sparking debates over adaptationism, the unit of selection, and the relative importance of genetic drift versus natural selection as causes of evolution.
To introduce the concept of evolution by natural selection from a historical standpoint and to examine the evidence and arguments that support this theory. Science never takes places in a void and evolutionary thought is no exception.
Although Charles Darwin is considered to be by many the "father. This article describes the multiple historic origins of pediatric critical care medicine and the evolution of the subspecialty, from the late s with the first units dedicated to the care of critically ill and injured infants and children, to the present status as a recognized medical subspecialty.
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