How does the Big Bang differ from other theories about the creation of the Universe?
Scientists identify the events of births of celestial objects, independent of one another. From these, age of stellar universe is approximated, in contrast to contradictions in static Scriptures.
Scientific discoveries are proximate truths. Further research findings get us closer to truth. Consensus by scientists is affirmation. Other theories are true to believers and doubted by disbelievers. Refer 10. Esoteric Science about Universe and Creation. pp 141 - 157, "Faiths and Proximate Truths: Interactive essays on the triad philosophy, religion and science" (2010), A. S. Adikesavan, for lengthy explanation.