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Is evolution compatible with Islam?

Is the theory of evolution, and specifically, theistic evolution, compatible with Islam? That is to say, is there any official doctrine in Islam (or if not agreed upon in Islam as a whole, in a ...
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What is the purpose of creating this universe?

This universe have so many things that we can feel and can't feel. What is the reason behind such a big creation? Allah states in His book: "Who remember Allah while standing or sitting or [lying] ...
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How can God create without determining the outcome?

If God is the first cause and God really created everything, how can our actions not be caused by him? But on the other hand, if our actions must have been determined by Him, then how is this ...
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Why did Allah create other planets?

Allah created Earth so it can be a temporary home for us. However he has also created other planets such as Saturn and Mars. What are the purpose of these? Why did Allah create these extra planets?
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Is it haram to make humanoid robots?

There are some hadiths that say creation is haraam. 'Aisha reported: Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) visited me and I had a shelf with a thin cloth curtain hanging over it and on which ...
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Who did Allah love before he created everything?

It is my understanding that the Muslim's view of God is that He is love. That He loves believers. So I wonder, who do Muslims say that God loved before he created the everything else? How could he ...
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How does Islam interpret the creation of the universe and is it compatible with the Big Bang Theory?

My colleagues and I often discuss about creation of universe, our solar system which is, in scientific theories, explained by Big Bang Theory. My questions are: Was this universe, specially our ...
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Can there be several universes?

In one of the answers to this question, the following is said with regards to the creation of "our" universe: ... He created it, therefore he cannot be living in it because he would have to be ...
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What actions are considered as changing the creation of Allah?

In Surat An-Nisā', ayah 119, Allah says; Sahih International And I will mislead them, and I will arouse in them [sinful] desires, and I will command them so they will slit the ears of cattle, ...
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Where did humans come from?

According to the noble Qur'an: 96:2 خَلَقَ الْإِنسَانَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ Created man from a clot of blood. 6:2 { هو الذي خلقكم من طين } بخلق أبيكم آدم منه { ثم قضى أجلا } لكم تموتون عند ...
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Why Allah has not destroyed iblees/shaitan till now?

Why Allah has not destroyed Iblees/shaitan till now as he has not obeyed Allah's command. Why Allah will punish human being for shaitan mastermind that he is not letting people to follow Allah. My ...
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According to Islam, why was I born?

Why was I born, according to Islam? In fact, I also have a second component to this question. If Allah/God is omniscient, then why did he create beings that he knew were certain to enter hell (which ...
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Why didn't Allah created us in jannah without test? [closed]

Allah can do anything without the slightest of effort. As well as Allah giving us "free will", why didn't He create all of the mankind and all of the heavens and the earth in Jannah without any kind ...
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Does Qur'an 7:189 imply women were created to benefit men?

It is He who created you from one soul and created from it its mate that he might dwell in security with her. And when he covers her, she carries a light burden and continues therein. And when it ...
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Why creation of universe in 6 days

Why did it take Allah 6 days to create the universe? I know that Allah is independent of time, but I have trouble understanding why the creation of the universe took as long as it did. Please help ...
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Did God create the earth for the sake of the Prophet and his family only?

I posted a question earlier and I got a reply that states a part of a Hadith: Why do Shia care about Hussain and not Hasan? Then the Lord, Almighty Allah said :"O My angels! O Residents of My ...
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How Can Evolutionism and Creationism co-exist in Islam?

I'm a 19 years old Muslim. I've always wondered how these two theories can coexist. In Islam pov Adam and Eve were the first two humans created and from them then humanity was formed. But it's clearly ...
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Did life start from single cell organisms?

Did life start from single cell organisms? I heard somewhere in Quran that Allah created the life from water: "We made from water every living thing".  What about first prophet then? How would this ...
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Can God/Allah سبحانه و تعالى change the past?

"Even God cannot change the past." ...goes a saying. We Indeed know that Time is the creation of Allah. Sahih Muslim: Book 027, Hadith 5584. Abu Huraira reported Allah's Apostle (may peace ...
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How long has mankind been on Earth?

There are a couple of existing questions on the site Is evolution compatible with Islam? & Why creation of universe in 6 days that discuss the creation of the Earth and evolution, they address ...
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Is manufacturing artificial organs and body parts permissible?

Recently, there has been much talk in the news about scientific and technological advances like creating artificial blood using stem cells, artificial heart transplants, and even 3D printing of living ...
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Creation of new universe after dooms day

Is there any possibility of creating new universe after dooms day. What does Islam say about this?
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Why did Allah make bad people?

In the Qur'an it says that Shaitan disobeyed Allah and we should make sure we do not fall in the trap of Shaytan as Adam (AS) and Hawwa did. Why doesn't Allah make sure we do not do things which he ...
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Why did the creation of Earth take longer time than the creation of the Universe?

There's something in the Quran that I don't understand properly. They are from Surah Fussilat (41) verses 9 to 12: Say, "Do you indeed disbelieve in He who created the earth in two days and attribute ...
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Why Allah created Germs?

Today my 6 year old daughter ask this Question. If germs are bad for health then why Allah created them? I need to explain it to 6 year old kid. What could be the best answer?
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We made every living thing from water. Are Jinns “living” things?

The Qur'an says: And that We have made every living thing out of water [21:30] Aren't jinn living things? What are they made of? Isn't it a contradiction with the the following verse? and the ...
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Why are there birth defects when Allah says human creation is perfect?

We all know that Allah says human creation is perfect but why there is chromosomal or birth defects happen for example congenital heart disease, Down syndrome etc. Is it just a simple anomalies or ...
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Question about the six days where the earth was created? [duplicate]

There is a question that is bothering me for some time.... I know that Allah tell the thing to be and it happen. So he can create anything instantaneously. What is the best explanation why Allah say ...
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What is the Islamic rule about the creation of robots?

Assalam Alaikum , nowadays my brother is undergoing for creation of robot of human shape(it's sure that nobody can create a human with all it features other than Allah). But somebody interpreted the ...
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Are our biological parents our spiritual brothers and sisters?

I have been wondering lately is that Allah created all as souls at same time so that's makes us all brothers and sister but when we are born those who bore us makes them our parent. So does that mean ...
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Heaven on Earth?

According to Christianity, the garden of Eden where Adam and Eve were created is/was on Earth. Does Islam also believe that Adam and Eve were created on Earth, or where they created in a paradise ...
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The jinn was created from fire; but are they still fire?

Man was created from clay. Now we are flesh. The jinn was created from fire. But are they still fire? Someone said they are like in a wind kind of form? Is this true? As in the case of our father ...
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What are humans created from? [duplicate]

Quran provides the following: Made from "a clinging substance" اقْرَأْ بِاسْمِ رَبِّكَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ Recite in the name of your Lord who created - 96:1 خَلَقَ الْإِنسَانَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ ...
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Do we have any information in Islam about who were on Earth before Adam?

I didn't find any implicit Verse showing us who were on earth before Adam. I think according to this verse [2:30] And [mention, O Muhammad], when your Lord said to the angels, "Indeed, I will ...
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What was Allah doing before the creation

What was Allah doing before the creation? Is there a Hadith for this? Was God making other words before our own?
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Verse/hadith that says Allah creates out of nothing

Are there any Quranic verse or Hadith that says Allah can create things out of nothing? If you site this verse: Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He decrees a matter, He only says to ...
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How does muslim creationist explain our malfunctioning Vitamin C encoder in our genes?

Both creationists and evolutionist agree that there is indeed an easy way to differentiate evolution and design. When something is designed, vestigial remains do not exist. We do not have gas cars ...
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According to the Quran, is man created from a clot of blood?

In the very first revelation on the prophet in Cave of Hira, when the light (Gabriel) spoke the to prophet for the first time, I see a technical difficulty, when Gabriel said, God created man from a ...
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Was Prophet's light created by Allah's Light much before anything else was created?

I am a Shiah therefore should believe in the Noor theory, that Allah created Prophet's Noor before he created anything else.. But can anyone explain this in the light of the verse 44 of Surah Qasas ...
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Does Allah create for man his wife from himself?

This is vague to me. As said in several places that He created for you from yourselves mates.. Example: Surah 39. Az-Zumar, Ayah 6: He created you all from a single person, then from that ...
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Why Allah choose to create some human physically different?

I've met people who had "different physical" from me, I have a perfect hand, body, eyes, and everything that I need. But I've found people who doesn't have hands, and feet, and other lack of physical ...
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The origin of God and Laws of Nature (Islamic perspective)

Atheists claim everything came into existence without a divine creator such as God. Muslims or other contemporary religions claim that something cannot come to an existence without a creator since it ...
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Calculate age of world in Islam

I have few Question About calculating time period according to Islam Is there anyway to calculate how long this Universe has existed for Quran or Hadith? How long did Hazrat Adam(a.s) lived? For ...
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What does Islam say about birth of living being?

What does Islam say about birth of living being? I've read that according to Quran, God(Allah) is creator, destroyer, judge,..etc. So, as we know that world is made of two things 1.sentient/living(सजी...
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Is it wrong to criticize the weather?

Celia McMichael, 'Everywhere is Allah's Place': Islam and the Everyday Life of Somali Women in Melbourne, Australia, Journal of Refugee Studies, 2002 (doi) quotes a Somali refugee in Melbourne, ...
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will there be another world after this

I know that after qiyamah the whole world will be destroyed and there will be nothing left but allah and after the day of judgment true Muslim believers and worshippers will go to heaven and the bad ...
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How did the universe come into being? [closed]

How did the universe come into being? PS: Please mention Quranic verses/Hadith supporting your answer.
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The creation of Sun and Earth as per Holy-Quran

According to the Holy Quran, earth was created in 5-6 days. but sun was created after 3 days then how Quran come to know that earth was created in 6 days without sun(days was counted w/o sun) ? ...
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Why God didn't make all males as circumcised?

If there is really a God or if He knows already that one will be his devotee so why didn't He made all devotees circumcised?
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Is it true before we were created, Allah asked us do you want to be a angel or want to be a human?

Is it true before we were created, Allah asked us do you want to be a angel or want to be a human?