Outline of the creation–evolution controversy

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the creation-evolution controversy:

The creation–evolution controversy – recurring theological and cultural-political dispute about the origins of the Earth, humanity, life, and the universe,[1] between the proponents of evolution, backed by scientific consensus, and those who espouse the validity and/or superiority of literal interpretations of a creation myth. The dispute particularly involves the field of evolutionary biology, but also the fields of geology, palaeontology, thermodynamics, nuclear physics and cosmology.[2] It is also called the creation vs. evolution debate or the origins debate.





Supporters of evolution:

Supporters of creation or intelligent design


Specific religious views[edit]

Public education[edit]

Creation and evolution in public education

See also[edit]


  1. ^ See Hovind 2006, for example.
  2. ^ An Index to Creationist Claims, Mark Isaak, Talkorigins Archive,Copyright © 2006.

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