- the doctrine that God creates a new soul for every human being born
- the doctrine that ascribes the origin of matter, species, etc. to an act of creation by God, specif. to God's creation of the world as described in the Bible
See creationism in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Belief in the literal interpretation of the account of the creation of the universe and of all living things related in the Bible.
- cre·aˈtion·ist adjective & n.
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