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Complete the following seven sentences:

a. dated from the creation of the world in the book of Genesis. 1 Tishrei 1 AM (anno mundi) is equivalent to Monday, October 7, 3761 BCE.
b. wrote that G-d probably only created very simple life forms in the beginning and that these developed over time.
c. argued that the fossils which were discovered in the ground had been placed there by G-d to fool people who were not religious.
d. This science deals with the way in which the universe came into being.
e. wrote 'On the Origin of Species'.
f. This science argues that the higher and more advanced forms of life, like human beings, have slowly developed.
g. as the result of a Big Bang.

1.

Philip Gosse

2.

Augustine

3.

Charles Darwin

4.

Cosmology:

5.

Evolution:

6.

The earth came into existence:

7.

The Jewish calendar starts with the year 1