Origins of the universe (Islam)

Welcome to this lesson from the Matters of Life and Death unit. (This unit fits with many exam boards, including the Religion and Life unit from AQA.) In this lesson we will be exploring Islamic interpretations of verses about creation in the Qur'an, and their views on scientific explanations. 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

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Q1.Which of the options below is NOT an interpretation of the creation story from Christianity?

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Q2.What is the first thing God created in the creation story in Genesis?

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Q3.Select the correct summary of the Big Bang theory

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Q4.Which of the groups below usually interprets the Bible symbolically?

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Q5.Which of the groups below is most likely to use utilitarianism as a guide when making ethical decisions?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the options below is NOT an interpretation of the creation story from Christianity?

1/5

Q2.What is the first thing God created in the creation story in Genesis?

2/5

Q3.Select the correct summary of the Big Bang theory

3/5

Q4.Which of the groups below usually interprets the Bible symbolically?

4/5

Q5.Which of the groups below is most likely to use utilitarianism as a guide when making ethical decisions?

5/5

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Origins of the Universe (Islam).

Well done for your work in this lesson. Now answer the questions below!

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Q1.Which of the options below is NOT a similarity between verses about creation in the Bible and the Qur'an?

1/7

Q2.What do Muslims believe Allah created the universe with?

2/7

Q3.The Qur'an gives a detailed outline of what happened on each day of creation. True or false?

3/7

Q4.Which of the options below is NOT an interpretation of the creation story from Christianity?

4/7

Q5.Islam is completely incompatible with science. True or false?

5/7

Q6.Select the correct summary of the Big Bang theory

6/7

Q7.Which of the groups below usually interprets the bible symbolically?

7/7

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Origins of the Universe (Islam).

Well done for your work in this lesson. Now answer the questions below!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Which of the options below is NOT a similarity between verses about creation in the Bible and the Qur'an?

1/7

Q2.What do Muslims believe Allah created the universe with?

2/7

Q3.The Qur'an gives a detailed outline of what happened on each day of creation. True or false?

3/7

Q4.Which of the options below is NOT an interpretation of the creation story from Christianity?

4/7

Q5.Islam is completely incompatible with science. True or false?

5/7

Q6.Select the correct summary of the Big Bang theory

6/7

Q7.Which of the groups below usually interprets the bible symbolically?

7/7

Lesson summary: Origins of the universe (Islam)

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