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Abstract: “Creationism” is an anti-modernist strand in Christianity (copied in other traditions) that rejects the sufficiency of evolutionary explanations of biological adaptedness. It has its roots i…

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Willem B. Drees, “Creationism”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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