The debate on the creation of humankind and universe has been going on for decades. Some people believe in creationism some people believe in evolution. There are theories, opinions, and beliefs that state that the creation of the universe was a random act that humankind evolved from apes and etc. Some people use science to prove their opinions, others use the book of Genesis. After all my research I decided to choose Creationism.
In Islam, the story of creation is clear: there are no theories or strange opinions. The creation of the world and all that exists is attributed to God.
“God has created every moving (living) creature from water. Of them, some creep on their bellies, some that walk on two legs, and some that walk on four. God creates what He wills. Verily! God is Able to do all things.” (Quran 24:45)
God created the universe and He created humankind. Certain sections of all the theories and opinions that are abound agree with the words found in Quran and the authentic traditions of Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, but really that is of no consequence. Nor is it important when theories try to disprove the existence of God.
The theory of man came from ape doesn’t have enough evidence to prove itself, yet most people tend to believe it just because of the sample of fossils; therefore, the theory of man evolved from apes could be other way around. However, God created Adam the father of humankind from mud (clay, soil, earth, or dust mixed with water) and He created his wife Eve from a rib bone.
“And (remember) when your Lord said to the angels: “I am going to create a man (Adam) from sounding clay of altered black smooth mud.” (Quran 15:28)
More than 14 centuries ago the Quran stated, scientific facts that have only recently been discovered using modern scientific methods and advanced equipment. The development of scientific disciplines, such as cosmology and astrophysics have explained some of...