In U.S., 42% Believe Creationist View of Human Origins # 172

Human Origins Gallup Poll
This is an amazing poll from Gallup with latest result in 2014 for U.S.:

a. The largest % at 42% believe “God created humans in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so”, a decline from 44% in 1982. [Top line in chart in link below] This is even more remarkable when we consider that the U.S. population increased from 231.7 million in 1982 to 318.8 million in 2014. A 38% increase of 87 million or 2.7 million per year. (Source http://www.census.gov/)

b. 31% believe “Humans beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process”, a decline from 38% in 1982. [2nd line in chart]

c. Only 19% of people in U.S. believe “Humans beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process”, an increase from 9% in 1982. [3rd line in chart]

This latest update is from Gallup’s Values and Beliefs survey conducted May 8-11. Gallup first asked the three-part question about human origins in 1982.” Source: http://www.gallup.com/poll/170822/believe-creationist-view-human-origins.aspx

One of the reasons for these results is the work of the Institute For Creation Research since 1970. They have a strong research and educational outreach program. ICR has many interesting articles on the creation of the universe.

Genetic Entropy Points to a Young Creation
http://www.icr.org/article/genetic-entropy-points-young-creation/

The Meaning of “Day” in Genesis
http://www.icr.org/article/meaning-day-genesis/

Why Does the Universe look so old?
http://www.icr.org/article/why-does-universe-look-so-old/

Scientific evidence the Universe Was Created Recently
http://www.icr.org/recent-universe

Many more links on creation
http://www.icr.org/topics

Institute of Creation Research Search Tool This tool can be used to find many articles on this subject. For example one of my Timothies used it this week for information on “Carbon Dating”
http://www.icr.org/home/search

There is an excellent APP available for most Smart Phones at “Institute Creation Research”

Henry Luke September 8, 2014

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