Origins of humanity (Islam)

Welcome to this lesson from the Matters of Life and Death unit. In this lesson we will be exploring Islamic views on the origins of humanity and the theory of evolution. Please make sure you have a pen and paper ready, and have cleared a quiet space for you to work in. If you have the TV or music on and can turn it off, please do. If you are not using your mobile phone for the lesson, it is best to put it to one side so you are not distracted by it. You will also need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red. Click start when you are ready to think hard!

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What do humanists believe about the origins of humanity?

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Q2.What is not a challenge of evolution for Christians?

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Q3.Which type of Christian will interpret the Bible symbolically?

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Q4.Which type of Christian might say that the name 'Adam' means 'ground' and therefore the creation story is simply saying that humans are close to the planet?

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Q5.Which of the answers below is the best summary of the theory of evolution?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What do humanists believe about the origins of humanity?

1/5

Q2.What is not a challenge of evolution for Christians?

2/5

Q3.Which type of Christian will interpret the Bible symbolically?

3/5

Q4.Which type of Christian might say that the name 'Adam' means 'ground' and therefore the creation story is simply saying that humans are close to the planet?

4/5

Q5.Which of the answers below is the best summary of the theory of evolution?

5/5

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Origins of humanity (Islam)

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Q1.Which type of Muslims are most likely to completely accept the theory of evolution?

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Q2.Where does the Qur'an say animal life came from?

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Q3.Muslims who accept evolution believe that it disproves the claims in the Qur'an about the origins of life. True or false?

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Q4.What are humanists most likely to believe about the origins of humanity?

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Q5.Which of the answers below is the best summary of the theory of evolution?

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Origins of humanity (Islam)

Well done for completing this lesson! Now answer the questions below.

Q1.Which type of Muslims are most likely to completely accept the theory of evolution?

1/5

Q2.Where does the Qur'an say animal life came from?

2/5

Q3.Muslims who accept evolution believe that it disproves the claims in the Qur'an about the origins of life. True or false?

3/5

Q4.What are humanists most likely to believe about the origins of humanity?

4/5

Q5.Which of the answers below is the best summary of the theory of evolution?

5/5

Lesson summary: Origins of humanity (Islam)

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