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Jahzeel Gomez Jahzeel Gomez Mr. Vincent Greene APOL 104 D10 2 May 2016 Islam compared to Christianity According to the Islamic worldview, Allah created Adam from clay (15:26) and every living thing after was created from water (32:7-8) (21:30). Later in 32:9 The Quran states that allah breathed life from his soul into human beings. Allah didn’t need to create humans but by his mercy, he created mankind to be known among them (35:15). The Quran states that since allah doesn’t require humankind, he can remove humankind and simply create another one (35:36-37). The biblical worldview states that God created humans from the dust and life began through the human created, Adam. The second human created which was taken from Adam’s rib was eve. From there now, God created mankind in His image from the dirt (Gen 1:27). Clearly these views are not the same. In Islam, all humans besides Adam were created from water but in the biblical worldview, all humans were created from the dirt and in God’s own image. The only thing that is the same between these worldviews is that both state that Adam was created from the ground. In Islam, humans are compared to be perfect given the many abilities they were given. (17:70) states that humans were given excellence to over many who were created. The Quran states many because not every human is greater than every creation. The best of creation is he
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