Creation science tries to bring to light compelling scientific facts that in one way or the other support the creation story in the Genesis Book and cast a shadow of doubt over other scientific paradigms, theories as well as facts that strive to explain earth’s history as well as evolution.
Problems inherent in the concept
Though the whole of concept of what has been regarded as scientific science programs at some universities has been welcome in some quarters, there has been some discomfort about the whole idea with some arguing that this could present some problems. Some of these problems include its supposed conflict with evolutionary science.
Creation science is largely seen as a critique of evolutionary theories which have been in one way or the other gained much prominence in the education system over time. The concept will hence motivate an inevitable clash with evolution theorists.
Secondly, creation science have been accused of not being in touch with anomalous facts force, those that due to one reason or the other can not be conclusively explained using the theory at the moment (LeConte 2009).
Science and faith
Over time, most observers have viewed science as a critique of religion and vice versa. However, this need not be the case. In my own opinion, science and religion are representatives of reality and hence any clash between them is unnecessary. However, there are those who truly that religion and science are absolutely incompatible. To reconcile the two and reach a middle ground, proponents of both must abandon their hard-line positions and conservancy. This is because as I state above, both science and religion are representatives of reality from different viewpoints.
It is important to note that all the issues brought to the fore by “creation science” programs should be addressed by all the stakeholders so that the discipline can gain acceptance alongside geological as well as biological sciences. This would be a great step towards liberalizing individuals’ outlook of life and its origin.
LeConte, J. (2009). Religion and Science. Books LLC