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In order to answer this question, we must have an agreement on what the Quranic term "خلق (to create (reads "khalk"))" means. Some say that, when Allah "creates" something, it happens in an instant, all of a sudden, out of nowhere. And some say that, when Allah "creates" something, it happens in a circulation of events which follow each other. If the first ...


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There are various views regarding this among Muslim scholars. Some believe that it is incompatible while others believe it is compatible. The answer also depends on what is exactly meant by "evolution". One way of stating it is to claim that there has been no divine involvement in the creation of humans which would be contradictory to Islamic beliefs. On the ...


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I think there are a number of possible answers to this question. It's not clear-cut. In Islam, the belief is that human beings and all creation are created for a purpose - they're not products of random aimless mutations. So in that aspect, there is a clear divergence. As for the mechanics of evolution, there is very little to contradict basic biology in the ...


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According to Quran creation is a gradual process: Look at some examples of using word creation in Quran: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِن كُنتُمْ فِي رَ‌يْبٍ مِّنَ الْبَعْثِ فَإِنَّا خَلَقْنَاكُم مِّن تُرَ‌ابٍ ثُمَّ مِن نُّطْفَةٍ ثُمَّ مِنْ عَلَقَةٍ ثُمَّ مِن مُّضْغَةٍ مُّخَلَّقَةٍ وَغَيْرِ‌ مُخَلَّقَةٍ لِّنُبَيِّنَ لَكُمْ وَنُقِرُّ‌ فِي الْأَرْ‌حَامِ مَا ...


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Living things were created from water: Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe? (Al-'Anbiya' 21:30) Allah has created every [living] creature from water. And of them are those that move on their bellies, and ...


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I think it is (evolution in general) because of this verse: Noble Quran 71:14 'Seeing that it is He that has created you in diverse stages?


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In Short: No, neither with the original evolution theory nor with theistic version. In length: First I strongly recommend you watch the documentary movie named "Expelled" that is about the war between two major theories: evolution vs intelligent design. The movie is somewhat highly criticized but you must see the movie before judging the two sides. Once you ...


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Q1: If prohibition of evolution is not explicitly said & mentioned in the text clearly, can we say its haraam and classify it as such, is it not a sort of bidaa? No. The conditions of an innovation (bid'ah, Arabic: بدعه) in the religion are: An act that is intended to get one closer to Allah (Arabic: عمل أريد به التقرب إلى الله), which the Prophet ﷺ ...


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There is Hadith which mentions that Adam and Even were much larger in size than us, this means that when they were sent to earth, they were not sent in the same body, but given the homosapien body (this is of course an assumption from my part). It was narrated that Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and ...


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The scientific study of the origin of life is called abiogenesis. Basically, the idea is that (somehow) basic self-replicating molecules came about, and over time they became more complicated and clustered together to form cells, which evolved over time to give a diverse range of organisms. Which of these molecule clusters was the first living organism is ...


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