Classification and Division Rhetorical Précis
Historian, Elly Crystal in her informative article, “The History of Creationism”, notes the different kinds of beliefs inside the category of
She supports her facts by giving detailed information about the stories and beliefs about creationism in different cultures. She then talks about the creation beliefs in the Mayan culture, the Japanese culture and the Hebrew culture. Then, she continues on by giving an example of another type of creationism theory that many people consider to be an evolution theory. This is the idea of intelligent design. Finally, she expresses that each culture or most cultures have different beliefs in creationism. She also makes clear that the reality of how the world came to be as we know it may never be proven. Crystal’s purpose is to explain the different kinds of beliefs in creationism. She establishes an informative tone for all those who are unaware of the distinct parts of the whole theory of creationism.