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referst to the gradual development of life on Earth, generally from simple,organisms to complex ones.
Belief that a Creator, the omnipotent and omniscient, created the universe and all that is in it out of nothing
Modified form of evolutionary hypothesis which attempts to reconcile the Bible and evolution
Principle of Uniformity
All scientists assume the natural laws in operation today ahve existed throughout the earth's history
the extreme version of the principle of uniformity, that all natrual procces have been operating in the same manner and at the same rates throughout earth's history.
What lyell failed to realize becase the natural procces today has not always preceeded at the same rate or on the same scale as the past. Example...
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