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Creation may refer to:

In religion and philosophy:

  • Creation myth, or origin belief, stories of how the world or a culture began
  • Creation (theology), the belief that one or more deities brought the universe into being; also a name for everything that was created
    • Creatio ex nihilo (English: Creation from nothing), the belief that a deity created the universe from nothing at all, rather than some pre-existing matter or energy
    • Creation according to Genesis, the creation account in the book of Genesis for Judaism and Christianity
    • Creationism, a belief, not just in God creating the universe, but also in certain events afterward, including the creation of animals and mankind

In science:

  • Matter creation, the appearance of elementary particles, in physical processes such as pair production; the process opposite of annihilation
    • Creation operator, an operator that increases the number of particles in a given state by one; an abstract representation of matter creation
  • Invention, the act of creating a new process or device

In the arts:

  • The Creation of Adam, a fresco from circa 1511 on the Sistine Chapel ceiling painted by Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • The Creation (Haydn), a 1798 oratorio by Joseph Haydn
  • Creation (1931 movie), an unfinished movie by RKO studios that featured stop-motion animation
  • The Creation (band), a British band known for their one hit "Painter Man" in 1967
  • Creation a 1981 novel by Gore Vidal
  • Creation Records, a record label created in 1983 by Alan McGee, also known for their spin-off Rev-ola Records
  • Creation (band), a teen musical group, first album 2005
  • Creation (album), a 2005 album from Leslie Satcher

In media:

  • Creation magazine, a magazine promoting creation science published by Creation Ministries International–Australia (formerly Answers in Genesis–Australia)
  • Creation Books, a British publishing company
  • Creation Entertainment, an American company that runs numerous science fiction and fantasy conventions
  • The Creation: An Appeal To Save Life on Earth, a 2006 book in advocacy of conservation, by biologist Edward O. Wilson

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