Why can’t evolution and a “creator” coexist?
>>Why cant evolution and a creator coexist?<<
They can and do — just look at Catholicism for how they work together.
Alas, I can help no more — I just saw this is in the Religion Forum and TToE from the science perspective is not a proper discussion topic.
Because they are mutually exclusive theories.
It can, and anyone who suggests it can't is questioning the process by which God created and manages the Earthly world.
Genesis 1:20 to 1:27 suggests animals came before humans. Genesis 2:18 tp 2:20 suggests humans came before animals. Genesis 4:15 suggests there were other humans in the land of Nod who were not direct bloodline to Adam and Eve.
Meanwhile, the Big Bang Theory was proposed by a Jesuit Priest (and Physicist and Astronomer), Georges Lemaître, and was ridiculed as "Genesis masquerading as science" by the scientists of the day.