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Cosmology is predicting the future by looking at the stars.
The Bible says that God created the world ex nihilo (from nothing).
According to the account of creation in Genesis chapter 1, God created humans on the fifth day and the animals on the sixth day.
Bishop Ussher calculated that the world was created in 4004BCE.
Some Christians accept the accounts of Creation in the Bible as literally true.
St Augustine said that God probably created very simple life forms in the beginning and these developed over time.
Charles Dickens wrote 'On the Origin of Species'.
Many scientists believe that the universe came into existence with a Big Bang.
Philip Gosse said that God put fossils on the earth to fool people who were not Christians.
'On the Origin of Species' is about the theory of Revolution.