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Sunday, September 13, 2015

Definitions for genesis

  1. an origin, creation, or beginning.

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Citations for genesis
Entire aspects of astronomy, including the genesis of the Big Bang theory, began with members of the Catholic clergy. The Associated Press, “Climate of Change: The Catholic Church's Dance With Science,” New York Times, May 27, 2015
Fear—like frustration—is a fundamental factor in the genesis of anger, rage, and violence. Stephen A. Diamond, Anger, Madness, and the Daimonic, 1996
Origin of genesis
1595-1605
Genesis entered English from the Greek génesis meaning "origin, source," by way of Latin.