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Re: Darwin's Theory Of Evolution - 2
By:Dr Shabbir
Date: Thursday, 22 April 2010, 1:00 am
In Response To: Re: Darwin's Theory Of Evolution (shahalam)

Thanks for the info, shah alam Saheb!

It is possible that Arsalan Shaukat is an assumed name of a biased non-Muslim and we might be wasting our time.

However, I will briefly show that the Qur'an confirms Evolution.

Here is the correct translation of the verses Arsalan has quoted:

15:26 And We created man from sounding clay, out of dark inorganic matter. [This is the initiation of life. 37:11]

15:27 Before humanity became civilized, We had placed in them a fiery disposition. See Jinn – Surah 72, note]

15:28 Recall when your Sustainer said to the angels, "Indeed, I am about to create man out of sounding inorganic matter, (and then) out of hydrated clay.” [2:30-35, 7:11-22, 17:61, 19:21, 20:116-120]

15:29 And when I have perfected him in due proportion and breathed into him of My Energy, be of service to him.” [Of My Energy = Free will. 76:3]

15:30 Thereupon the angels agreed to be subservient, all of them together. [The physical laws in the Universe were made subservient to mankind]

15:31 But Iblees (Satan) refused to be among those who submitted. [The selfish desires of humans declared rebellion against the higher controls of Reason. 2:34]

15:32 God asked, "O Iblees! Why are you not with those who submitted?"

15:33 He replied, "I am not one to submit to man whom You have created from sounding inorganic matter."

15:34 God said, "Go forth then, from here! You are dismissed forthwith.”

15:35 “My rejection shall be your due until the Day of Judgment." [7:14-15]

15:36 Said Iblees, "Then O My Sustainer! Grant me respite until the Day when all shall be raised from the dead."

4:1 O Mankind! You have a common origin. Your Lord began the creation of life at the unicellular level. There was one life cell that divided into two, male and female (6:99). (Evolution took place, as has been alluded to in this Book 16:8, 20:50, 21:30, 22:45, 30:20, 31:28, 51:49). Eventually, numerous men and women came into existence on the earth. Since all of you have this common origin, you must consider all mankind as one community (10:19, 57:25). Your first step in that direction is to strengthen your family relations. Be careful of your duty to God in Whose Name you e7:189 (The message encompasses life in its totality.) Recall that God created life from a single life cell, then made male and female cells, and then shaped you into human beings, males and females. He designed it such that man might incline with love towards the woman. When he gets intimate with her, she carries a light load that she can hardly notice. As she grows heavy with the child, they both implore God, their Lord, “If you grant us a healthy baby, we shall certainly be among the grateful.” xpect rights from one another. God ever watches over you.

7:11 We created you, then shaped you, then told the angels, "Be of service to Adam! And they agreed to be of service, all but Iblees (Satan). He was not of the subservient.

[Take a panoramic view of your common origin. Life began as a single life cell from hydrated inorganic matter (23:13) We made you Adam (Homo sapiens, male and female). And We made the angels (the Universal forces) subservient to you. Satan or Iblees, your own rebellious desires, refused to submit to your higher controls of judgment]

To understand the Qur'an, we must look at all the verses concerning the subject under discussion (TASREEF). According to the Qur'an, Allah initiated all living beings from water. The water mingled with inorganic matter and there began the life-cell. Early life like protozoa came into being and life then underwent evolution to higher forms, fish, birds, animals and finally humans. In the Qur'an, the term ADAM has been used allegorically for ADAMI or mankind.

It is the Bible that gives us the picture of God crafting Adam from clay and creating Eve from his rib. The Qur'an is absolutely clear of such irrationalities.

Here are all the Qur'anic verses explaining Evolution. Check them out.

22:5 O Mankind! If you are in doubt that one day you will be resurrected back to life after death, consider the process of your own evolution. We have created you in stages: From dust, then from male and female gametes, then from a zygote, then from an embryo, shapely and first shapeless. We thus clearly explain things for you. The embryo and then the fetus stay in the womb until an appointed term according to Our laws. Then We bring you forth as infants and carry you to maturity. While some of you die young, others live to the feeblest old age so that they know nothing after knowing much. You see a dry barren land, but when We send down water on it, it vibrates with life and grows all kinds of beautiful plants.

[Recapturing the earlier stages of evolution, We initiated life from inorganic matter, the clay, then hydrated clay. Through it We brought forth the single life cell, the unicellular organism. Then We created the male and the female cells. Thus procreation came into play. Male and female gametes join, a clot, a little lump of flesh, turning into the embryo that ‘hangs’ in the womb. The embryo is partly formed and partly unformed, until it becomes the fetus and then assumes the final evident proportions. For the origin of life on the planet and creation of the human being, herein are given some important references for the research minded reader: 4:1, 6:2, 6:38, 6:99, 7:11, 7:189, 11:6, 11:61, 15:26-27, 21:30, 22:5, 23:12-14, 24:45, 25:54, 30:20, 31:28, 32:7-9, 35:11, 36:77, 37:11, 39:6, 40:64-67, 51:49, 53:45, 55:14, 71:14-17, 76:2-3, 86:5-7, 96:1-2]

All guidance comes from Allah.

A life-long student

Messages In This Thread

Darwin's Theory Of Evolution
Arsalan Shaukat, ex-Muslim, UK -- Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 9:25 pm
Re: Darwin's Theory Of Evolution - 1
Dr Shabbir -- Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 9:53 pm
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mohammad -- Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 3:28 pm
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shahalam -- Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 11:09 pm
Re: Darwin's Theory Of Evolution - 2
Dr Shabbir -- Thursday, 22 April 2010, 1:00 am
Re: Darwin's Theory Of Evolution - 2
UmeAimon -- Thursday, 22 April 2010, 4:20 am
Re: Darwin's Theory Of Evolution - 1
Zubair -- Thursday, 22 April 2010, 3:35 am
Re: Darwin's Theory Of Evolution - 3
Dr Shabbir -- Thursday, 22 April 2010, 1:43 pm
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Zubair -- Thursday, 22 April 2010, 1:51 pm
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Zubair -- Thursday, 22 April 2010, 6:09 pm
Re: Darwin's Theory Of Evolution - 3
Shahu Nadir -- Thursday, 22 April 2010, 9:56 pm
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Zakkeer Syed -- Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 6:53 am
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MUHAMMAD RAFI -- Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 7:42 am
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Noman Waseem -- Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 3:18 pm
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Jawaid Ahmed -- Thursday, 22 April 2010, 7:45 am
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Nawab Ahmad -- Friday, 23 April 2010, 12:43 am
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Dr Shabbir -- Friday, 23 April 2010, 1:50 pm
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