Creation refers most commonly to theories of creation, i.e. how the universe and all its internals came to be created.
The predominant scientific view of creation that the life presently on Earth evolved over hundreds of millions of years (often referred to as the Theory of Evolution or Darwinism), was controversial when first proposed and continues to be challenged by competing points of view which generally propose that life was designed and created by an external force.
- Faith-based concepts:
- Science-based concepts:
- 2005-12-20 Dover decision is good for long-term economic and scientific strength: statement from the AAAS
- 2005-07-18 Utah bill withdrawn: "...assured him that Utah public school curriculum does not teach that man descended from apes."