Creationism and Intelligent Design
Creationism is the position that the Universe, Earth, and life of Earth were created by one or more intelligent agents, usually the God of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism as recorded in Genesis and the Quran.
Intelligent Design (ID) the position that there is positive evidence that life on Earth was created by one or more intelligent agents, but without making any explicit claim as to the identity or divinity of the agent or agents.
Many scientists did not like the idea that the universe had a beginning, a moment of creation. Stephen Hawking, quoted in the article Did It Really Have a Beginning?, in the Awake! magazine, June 22, 1999.