creationism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n creationism the literal belief in the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis "creationism denies the theory of evolution of species"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The spray WD-40 got its name because there were forty attempts needed before the creation of the "water displacing" substance
    • n Creationism The doctrine that a soul is specially created for each human being as soon as it is formed in the womb; -- opposed to traducianism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Adolf Hitler was one of the people that was responsible in the creation of the Volkswagen Beetle. He came up with the idea of producing a car that was cheap enough for the average German working man to afford.
    • n creationism The doctrine that matter and all things were created, substantially as they now exist, by the fiat of an omnipotent Creator, and not gradually evolved or developed: opposed to evolutionism.
    • n creationism The doctrine that God immediately creates out of nothing a new soul for each individual of the human family, while for the human body there was but one creative fiat. See traducianism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Over 175 million cubic yards of earth was removed for the creation of the Panama Canal
    • ns Creationism the theory of special creation, opp. to Evolutionism: the theory that God immediately creates a soul for every human being born—opp. to Traducianism
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Quotations

  • Konstantin Stanislavisky
    Konstantin Stanislavisky
    “The main factor in any form of creativeness is the life of a human spirit, that of the actor and his part, their joint feelings and subconscious creation.”
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo%20Picasso
    “Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.”
  • Andrei Voznesensky
    Andrei Voznesensky
    “The art of creation is older than the art of killing.”
  • Tyra Banks
    Tyra Banks
    “I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.”
  • Charles Fillmore
    Charles Fillmore
    “We increase whatever we praise. The whole creation responds to praise, and is glad.”
  • John Lydon Rotten
    John Lydon Rotten
    “My reputation is a media creation.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. creāre, -ātum; Gr. krain-ein, to fulfil.

Usage

In literature:

The rabbinical writers tell us that Lilith was Adam's wife before the creation of Eve.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
He soon sees the superiority of mental and moral mastery, of creation of good counsel.
"The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
The "Odyssey" was the creation of a blind old man, but that old man was Homer.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
In other words, in all creation there is a rediscovery, just as in all discovery there is creation.
"The Complex Vision" by John Cowper Powys
Those were monstrosities, palpably of human creation and yet in the likeness of no mortal thing.
"The Brentons" by Anna Chapin Ray
All his beliefs concerning the nature of life can ultimately be referred back to the story of his own origin, his birth or creation.
"The Evolution of the Dragon" by G. Elliot Smith
The Creation of the World, ... 290 Sec.2.
"The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality" by Rudolf Schmid
We had no doubt that this creation of ours would be a wonderful thing to our elders also.
"My Reminiscences" by Rabindranath Tagore
His theories were less important than his creations, because he was a man of genius.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
Generally the term includes the unknown element of a distinct act of creation.
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
For true creation is realisation of truth through the translation of it into our own symbols.
"Creative Unity" by Rabindranath Tagore
He is a New Creation born from Above.
"Natural Law in the Spiritual World" by Henry Drummond
The Creation of the Firmament.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Salisbury" by Gleeson White
With the first it is the work of creation.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. III" by Martin Luther
The title is perfectly in character, and is your own, more by merit than creation.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
The creations of sculpture, painting, and music, are illustrations still more decisive.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
A grand uncle named Woodward was the publisher of Tindal's Christianity as Old as the Creation.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
He is obliged to use the word "creation," but there is no real creation in his cosmogony.
"William Blake" by Charles Gardner
That office included the redemption of his people, who were chosen in him before the creation.
"The Messiah in Moses and the Prophets" by Eleazar Lord
But Derwent Rose had so striven that every dawn was the first dawn of creation for him.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
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In poetry:

Songs of praise the angels sang,
Heav’n with alleluias rang,
When creation was begun,
When God spoke and it was done.
"Songs of Praise the Angels Sang" by James Montgomery
It is not learning, grace nor gear,
Nor easy meat and drink,
But bitter pinch of pain and fear
That makes creation think.
"The Benefactors" by Rudyard Kipling
What though your mighty guilt beyond
The wide creation swell,
And has its cursed foundations laid
Low as the deeps of hell:
"Hymn 85" by Isaac Watts
I, before I fronted pain,
Felt creation writhe and strain,
Sending ancient terrors through,
My small pulses, sweet and new.
"Inheritance" by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
YES! thou art fair, yet be not moved
To scorn the declaration,
That sometimes I in thee have loved
My fancy's own creation.
""Yes! Thou Art Fair, Yet Be Not Moved"" by William Wordsworth
Or flowers be flowers? creation knows
That you are you, and none,
In the least like you, fellow shall
Your peerless paragon.
"Immortal Eve - II" by Manmohan Ghose

In news:

' Creation science ' enters the race.
The series, in its 37th year, features three lectures from Dr Nathaniel Jeanson of the Institute for Creation Research.
Because the Institute for Creation Research has so much information, she said the college wanted to try three lectures again.
Of course, this is far from the first attempt to insert creationism into Texas classrooms.
On the other hand, scientific criticisms of creationism and intelligent design will also be allowed if these measures become law.
This entry was posted on Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 12:00 am and is filed under Creation Moments, Daily Programming.
Nothing we have in creation is half evolved.
Everything that we see in creation is in full working order—from the sun, to the mixture of the air, to the seasons, to fruit trees and vegetables, to the animal kingdom—from the tiny ant right up to the massive elephant.
Which is a better explanation for the distribution of plants and animals around the planet: common ancestry or special creation .
When I blogged recently about a new, pro- creationism edition of Charles Darwin's On the O rigin of Species —complete with a rebuttal to the theory of evolution—the responses poured in.
There are millions of fossils, but they are the fossils of God's creation and have nothing to do with evolution.
Clark's claims on job creation invite derision .
Christy Clark's claims on job creation invite derision .
He has built 10 to 25 "big dhows " – 800-tonne capacity monoliths that can carry cars as cargo– and countless smaller creations.
From his re-creation of the.
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In science:

The result for the skyrmion-creation gap turns out to be proportional to the difference of these n = 1 energies.
Activation Energy in a Quantum Hall Ferromagnet and Non-Hartree-Fock Skyrmions
Turner, “Spontaneous Creation of Almost Scale - Free Density Perturbations in an Inflationary Universe,” Phys.
On the Spectrum of Fluctuations in an Effective Field Theory of the Ekpyrotic Universe
From a theoretical point of view the increasing energy release does not only allow the creation of these presumably unstable new particles, in fact, with rising energies the number of particles or jets produced increases drastically as well.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Table 4: Various decays and propagators used within AMEGIC++ for the creation of additional channels.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Calculates Coulomb corrections for W -pair creation.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Note that two different modes are available for the creation of a method, i.e. generating fourmomenta and calculating the appropriate weight.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The exactly solvable model considered was, however, bilinear in creation and annihilation operators.
Stationary flows in quantum dissipative closed circuits as a challenge to thermodynamics
According to the above rules in Eqs. (1)-(2), the probability for link creation C (n, k) in our model is C (n, k) = p1 (n, i) × p2 (k , i), which is exactly the type of function compatible with a double-power law distributions for out- and in-degrees, in agreement with numerical results in Fig. 1.
Adaptive Random Walks on the Class of Web Graph
This seems consistent with the fact that pair creations of D-branes, which is certainly not an on-shell phenomenon, decrease the value of q .
Properties of String Theory on Kaluza-Klein Melvin Background
Traschen, Pair Creation of Dilaton Black Holes, Phys.
Properties of String Theory on Kaluza-Klein Melvin Background
Horowitz, On Pair Creation of Extremal Black Holes and Kaluza-Klein Monopoles, Phys.
Properties of String Theory on Kaluza-Klein Melvin Background
Firstly, starting from the current density of a free electron, we gain a explicit and exact expression to the zbw current vectors in term of the creation and annihilation operators as well as the helicity states of vector field.
New interpretation to zitterbewegung
In this case, generators θ and ∂ (2.1), (2.2) are reduced to the ordinary fermionic (p = 1) and bosonic (p → ∞) creation and annihilation operators.
Generalized Grassmann Algebras and its Connection to the Extended Supersymmetric Models
Lyttleton and Bondi have developed a cosmological model assuming that there is a continuous creation matter due to a net imbalance of charge.
Robertson-Walker Type Lyttleton-Bondi Universe in Five Dimensional General Theory of Relativity
Creation of a FM bond by the formation of a link marked by a dashed line.
Spin Reduction Transition in Spin-3/2 Random Heisenberg Chains
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