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Creation

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1. God's act of bringing the universe into being
2. the universe as thus brought into being by God

Creation

Adam and Eve
first man and woman. [O.T.: Genesis 1:26, 2:21–25]
Allah
made man from flowing blood. [Islam: Koran, 96:2]
Apsu
primeval waters, origin of all things. [Babyl. Myth.: Leach, 68]
Aruru
goddess pinched man, Enkidu out of clay. [Assyrian Myth.: Gaster, 9, Babyl. Myth.: Gilgamesh]
Askr
first man; created from ash tree. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 58]
Ea
made man from primordial ocean clay. [Babyl. Myth.: Gaster, 9]
Embla
first woman on earth. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 58]
Frankenstein’s monster
living man created by a physiology student from body parts. [Br. Lit.: Mary Shelley Frankenstein]
Genesis
Old Testament book dealing with world’s creation. [O.T.: Genesis]
God
created the world in six days. [O.T.: Genesis 1]
the Hatchery
mass produces everything, including human beings. [Br. Lit.: Brave New World]
Khnum
ram god, created man from clay on potter’s wheel. [Egypt. Rel.: Parrinder, 155]
Prometheus
molded man of clay, animated him with fire. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 304]
Shiva
Lord of creation; danced to begin life. [Hinduism: Binder, 23]
Star Maker,
the the creator and destroyer of the universe, depicted primarily as an artist detached from it. [Sci. FL: Stapledon Star Maker in Weiss, 248]
Tocupacha
molded man from clay. [Aztec Myth.: Gaster, 18]
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The Declaration of Independence had spoken in creational terms of nature and God.
In the world after the fall he encounters evil and facilitates the development of creational potentials.
Lit dust is, for Levertov, a profoundly creational and incarnational image.
The most prevalent creational myths implicitly or explicitly employ the image of the deity as a sculptural artist who breathes life into a clay or dust effigy; more often than not, the statue is fashioned in the deity's own image, essentially making it a self-portrait.
9) Thus sovereignty is both the creational force and ultimate power, but the feature of being ultimate stems from its creational character.
26) Watts, "On the Edge of the Millennium," 143-6--, "The New Exodus/New Creational Restoration of the Image of God: A Biblical-Theological Perspective on Salvation," in What Does It Mean to Be Saved?
When she finds the other mother's husband (Coraline's other father) in the basement of the flat, Coraline feels sympathy for him recognising that he is a victim of his wife's male-like creational power.
Thus, researching the problematics of religious freedom and the regime of cults becomes in current political theory a cosmopolite approach, offering a creational perspective of diversity beyond the simple natural communities: family, minority, ethnicity, nation.
1209) al-Tafsir al-kabir, Bediuzzaman Said Nursi's Risale-i Nur "pays no attention to the old gendered hadiths that diminish the woman's creational rank and augment her role in mankind's primeval act of disobedience against God" (16).
They are not part of the creational intention or goal of God.
PPP believes that it is the right of each party to act freely and carry on its own creational activities for the stability of democracy, so attacking the offices of the opposition parties and killing their political staff members is unbearable.
A Christian approach to positive psychology, guided by the notion that both the goodness of creational structure and the evil of the spiritual antithesis pervade all of creation (Wolters, 1985), will deny the claim that humanity is entirely inherently good, and will locate evil within the person as well as the environment.