Are God and Evolution Mutually Inclusive or Exclusive?

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (12 posts)
  1. profile image52
    Chuck Juopposted 4 years ago

    Are God and Evolution Mutually Inclusive or Exclusive?

  2. scarebear profile image71
    scarebearposted 4 years ago

    You can believe in both. There is no reason to think they are mutually exclusive. The Bible says that to God a day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as a day. The Old Testament, I don't believe ever uses the word "million", and certainly the Bible doesn't use the word "billion", there is no concept of those kinds of numbers back then. And there is no reason to think the word "thousand" couldn't be replaced with the word "million", or "billion". So, there is no reason to think that it has to be a literal seven days in which the world came about. It is also interesting to note, that the Bible says God created the world in the same order that science says it evolved, more or less. Just because we evolved, and we're not sure how we have all of our current DNA, doesn't mean we were or weren't created. Everything pretty much points to humans being created. but, the more answers we find, the more questions which arise.

    1. Robert the Bruce profile image61
      Robert the Bruceposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I have a friend who is a Hebrew language scholar. He says the wording and grammar of Genesis can ONLY mean a literal, six day creation. Since evolution is a documented fact, this is another proof that the Bible story of "creation" is false.

    2. Besarien profile image83
      Besarienposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Exactly scarebear! 2 Peter 3:8  But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

    3. Robert the Bruce profile image61
      Robert the Bruceposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      It's obvious that you two are not familiar with or do not care what the Hebrew text says. Genesis 1&2 are not compatible with evolution.

    4. lone77star profile image84
      lone77starposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      RtB, and apparently you're not aware that the Pentateuch (1st 5 bks) was written by Kabbalists in CODE! So, even your Hebrew scholar might likely not know what they're talking about. So, NOTHING can be taken literally.

    5. Robert the Bruce profile image61
      Robert the Bruceposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Lonestar, unless you can provide solid proof of your code theory, then I'm afraid it's no more plausible than any other.

  3. J - R - Fr13m9n profile image79
    J - R - Fr13m9nposted 4 years ago

    I think that God and Evolution can be Inclusive in one's own individual life if I understand you correctly. A person can believe in God and Evolution. A number of years ago in a Sunday newspaper's magazine section I had read a brief explanation of why the ancient people created "Creationism". They looked toward the heavens like a child looks up to his or her parents and created a saga so compelling that it is told in the Old and New Testaments. Keep in mind the ancients had no way of testing their theories. In our modern age we likewise should possess an open mind when it concerns scientific proof of the origins of many species and theories regarding the creation of the stars and planets.

    1. Besarien profile image83
      Besarienposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Well said! I am a Christian and believe the earth rotates around the sun and that evolution is at work. I'm just not a Christian who reads the Bible like it is a science text book (which it is not.)

  4. connorj profile image79
    connorjposted 4 years ago

    Inclusive indeed; what a Godly tool this evolution is. Imagine injecting your creation with stimuli to favor their survival. Our brain has definitely evolved, look at its structure. Yet why, how...

  5. nanderson500 profile image84
    nanderson500posted 4 years ago

    I think someone can easily believe in both. I've never understood people who think that believing in evolution is sacrilegious.

  6. lone77star profile image84
    lone77starposted 4 years ago


    I have found a great deal of hidden wisdom in the Bible (especially in Genesis). That was 15 years ago. Now, I'm discovering that the Kabbalists wrote the early Bible in code, so no one really knows what it means without that code. It's called the Language of Branches. (see authentic Kabbalism at Bnei Baruch for details )

    So, both from my own detailed research and the statements of authentic Kabbalists, essentially nothing can be taken literally. It's all code.

    God is creator of all reality -- both spiritual and physical realities. Science studies the products of God's creation and does a pretty good job of it. Part of their discoveries are the patterns of evolution.

    Those who take the Bible literally and dismiss evolution are playing into delusion, as does anyone who ignores reality.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)