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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 53. Can Religious Texts Serve as Legitimate Explanations of the Origin of the Universe and Terrestrial Life in a Scientific World?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44911


As there is no inconvertible proof that God exists and initiated the process that resulted in the universe and life on earth, what is the relevance of the biblical creation stories? The belief that each one of us is created in the image of God implies a responsibility to preserve creation from chaos.

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