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Evolution: Was Adam the First Man on Earth?

The opening chapters of the Book of Genesis mentions ‘Adam’ as the first man which God created. Biblical Adam is created from adamah (earth). In the Holy Qur’an, Allah informs that He created Adam from a handful of earth taken from the entire world. He was the first prophet of Islam and the first Muslim. …

Evolution Theory

Evolution: Theory or Fact? A Muslim Opinion

What does science have to do with religion? Are they separate worldviews, perhaps even conflicting ones that should be kept apart at all costs or can they be brought into constructive conversation? How do different religious traditions view the dialogue between faith and science? In this lecture, the Muslim professor Dr. Usama Hasan discusses the modern-day …

Science Upholds Creation, not Evolution

Science Upholds Creation, not Evolution

The theory of evolution, born of the primitive level of science in the nineteenth century, has been completely invalidated by successive scientific discoveries. Those evolutionists who are blindly devoted to the theory look for a solution in demagogy, since no scientific foundation is left to them. The most frequently resorted to of these is the …

By Design or Chance

Origins of Life in Universe: By Design or Chance? (Book Review)

Title: By Design or by Chance? The Growing Controversy on the Origins of Life in the Universe. Author: Denyse O’Leary Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, 2004 Pages: 384 pp. ISBN: 0806651776 Scientists, philosophers, metaphysicists and theologians have debated about the concept of an ‘intelligent creator’, or God, from ancient times. Some are as devoted to proving that this universe is ‘Godless’ as …

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Older Theory of Evolution?

Thinking about the origin of life on earth has long driven humans to develop theories to translate those thoughts.

Creation or Evolution?

Salam Asad, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. I will be quite honest with you and say that I am not a scientist and I cannot claim to give an answer to your question based on scientific proofs and facts. However, all Muslims have a belief and an understanding about how this world …

Islamic Solution for OCD (Waswaas)

Islamic Solution for OCD (Waswaas)

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, Suffering with OCD can be very debilitating due to the excessive thoughts of anxiety and the negative impact on one’s life in so many ways. There are a number of things to consider in your question. I begin with your actual question: “Is evolutionary psychology a theory or fact?” If you are …

Evolution Theory in Light of Islam

Allah has His ways of doing things. These are called in the Qur’an the sunnan of Allah. They are described as immutable and eternal. There has been a debate within Islamic theology regarding the issue of natural “laws,” or more precisely, the issue of causality which is a prerequisite for the construction of natural laws. …

Religion and Reason: Conflict or Harmony?

Religion and Reason: Conflict or Harmony?

Advanced study has shown that there is more to life than meets the eye; all the great realities of life lie beyond our comprehension. In ancient times, water was just water. Then with the 19th century came the invention of the microscope. When water was placed under it, the startling discovery was made that it …

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Are We Homo Religiosus?

Scientists now know that anxiety and stress weaken the immune system and increase the chances of not surviving an otherwise survivable illness.



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