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TABLE OF CONTENTS
In Search of our Origins
Introduction
The Mystery of revelations
Can Modern Knowledge Help in the Debate?
A Note on Extraterrestrial Communication, Research, and
Acknowledgement Due to Others
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Part I    Quranic Revelations - Transmission or Inspiration  
Part II    Birth of life from dust and its journey towards man
Part III    How, when and where modern humans were created
Part IV    Mystery of Jinn - Difficulties and researches on Energy based Intellects and Quran’s Testimony
Part V    A Mechanism to verify the revealed information


PART I
Transmission or Inspiration
A logical possibility
How to investigate the possibility?
1. Extreme pain in the transmission of revelations
2. A low-volume, high-frequency hum
3. Evidence of virtual mass during the phenomenon
4. How did the human frame support the pressure of extra weight?
5. Evidence of an operation
6. Evidence about a small protuberance
7. Absence of electromagnetic noise or interference
8. A note about evaluation of the records
How the revelations were recorded and preserved
Part II    
Birth of Life from dust and its journey towards Man
Introduction
Difficulties in the combination of two sources
1. Information on a single topic does not lie in one place
2. Man’s beginning from dust
3. The existence of patterns
4. Usage of peculiar words and enigmatic compositions
5. Popularity of the derived meanings
6. Foreign connotations
7. The Quran’s solution
8. Traditional interpretation v. literal interpretation
9. “Respect” for elders v. “uncritical acceptance” of their ideas and beliefs
Revelations from the Quran on our origins
1. Man has a terrestrial origin
2. Link of plants with man’s birth
3. Branches of life
4. Creation was not an instantaneous act
5. Man’s creation was in stages or phases
6. Creation first and shape afterwards
7. Involvement of a large period in the creation of man
8. A thing without description
9. Man’s creation is different from the image of God
10. Man has been created to stand upright in the best possible way
The scientific view
Problems with the scientific view
Sura At-Tin’s statement [95: 4]
11. Process of creation started from clay
Brief outline of Cairns-Smith’s clay crystal theory
Pointers from the Quran continue
12. Creation from clay - extracting one thing out of another
13. Importance of ‘a small quantity of water’ in the creation process
14. The small quantity of water was a mixture
15. Something which clings – another peculiar term in the creation
16. Evidence of pre-biotic chemistry in the creation process
17. The awful smell of half finished organic molecules in the liquid
18. A “site” for the liquid used in the creation process
Bubbling clay pools on earth
19. Period involved in the creation
20. Appearance of partially and fully formed life molecules
21. Emergence of clear defined shape in the progress of life
22. Appearance of bones and muscles
23. Creation of acoustics in the biological process
24. Human body was crafted like pottery for control over acoustic ability
25. Water as most desirable element in the creation of life
26. Different roles of water in the progress of life
27. Creation of sex in the progress of life
28. Progeny before the birth of Adam
29. Eyes, Ears and Brain as gifts from the Creator
30. Dividing Line: A Pointer
31. Life from non-life: another pointer
A direct query on the origin of life and its answer in Quran
32. Guidance about perspective in research
33. The use of allegory
34. Does this verse contain an allegory or is it a simple instruction?
35. Significance of the Figure ‘Four’
36. Allegory of birds in the progress of life
37. Evidence of a bias in the process of life
38. Evidence of Different Energy Levels
39. Evidence of teleology
40. Additional Information from the Verse
Conclusion
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PART III
How, Where and When the Modern Humans were Created
Introduction
The established scientific view of the timeline of bipeds on earth
The problems
Microevolution
Macroevolution
The Two Hypotheses
Origins of Modern Humans: Multiregional or Out of Africa?  Donald Johanson
Understanding the issue
Anatomical evidence
Archaeological evidence
Genetic evidence
Additional considerations
Conclusion
Creationism – a different view point
Judeo Christian Creationism
An Islamic scholar’s view
Arguments against the theory of evolution
The mystery of the birth of first living cell
The problem with random mutation
A glaring lack of intermediate forms in the fossil record
Sudden emergence of species
Genetic similarity
The case of Archaeopteryx
Vestigial organs
No gradual evolution
Evolutionary biologists reply to the criticism
Information from Quran on the birth of First Humans
1. The Quran rejects the Multi-regional hypothesis
2. All humans are created from a single pair
3. Stages in the creation of first pair
‘Making a body of clay’
‘Breathing into his nostrils the breath of life’
Ruh or Spirit, according to the Quran
4. God does not communicate directly with man
5. Ruh is the Messenger who has communicated God’s revelations to all prophets in history.
6. The Ruh is known through Different titles in the Quran
7. Ruh is distinct from angels
8. Ruh is unique
9. Only Ruh has been chosen by God to know the unseen
10. Other functions of Ruh
11. Ruh and Gabriel in the Old Testament
12. ‘The breath of life’
13. Some peculiarities of composition
14. The unique cases of Adam and Jesus
15. The story of the birth of Jesus
16. A dichotomy between the revealed and the scientific information
17. Who is the real Eve?
18. Support from archaeology
19. Final fashioning in due proportion
20. A place for Protection and Nurturing of the new species
Conclusion
Mystery of Adam’s Jennat
21. Does the Quran describe the same Jennat?
22. Jennat promised to believers after the Day of Judgment
22. Verses where the term Jennat has been used for earthly gardens
23. Is Adam’s Jennat the one promised to believers?
Conclusion
Information about the ‘First Man’ through a dialogue
24. Khalifatul fil ardh - Viceregent or a Survivor on earth?
25. Angel’s apprehensions
26. The problem of the shedding of blood
27. The problem of chaos
28. Ability to communicate creatively in the New Hominids
29. A Second Test
Mystery of Satan
30. Why did Satan refuse to bow before man?
31. He was punished for his defiance
32. Satan asked for respite
33. Satan promises revenge
34. How Satan succeeded in misleading the First Man?
35. The words Satan used to tempt Adam:
36. The fall of Adam
37. The difference between Adam and Satan
38. Where was Adam’s Jennat located?
39. Where on earth did Adam and Eve appear?
40. Problems that still remain to be answered on the birth of life and man
Part IV
THE MYSTERY OF JINN
41.  Jinn are beings that were created before man
42.  Jinn are hidden from us
43.  Their creation process followed a different route
44.  A parallel between the creation of Jinn and Man
Energy based life forms – difficulties and research
Life from Plasma
Similarity of these energy spheres with the living cells
Other pointers from the Quran
45.  Jinn are intelligent beings
46.  Jinn are aware of revelations
47.  Involvement of Jinn in the progress of life
48.  Mechanism of evolution
49.  Did Jinn play any role in the creation of man?
50.  Rebellion after the creation of man
51.  A curious coincidence
Conclusion and purpose behind the revelation of Adam’s story
Part V
Suggestion of a mechanism for verification of the information in revelations
Sceptic and the revealed knowledge
Dembiski’s work on the identification of an ‘Intelligent Cause’ in evolution
Applying Dembiski’s method to revelations
Step one : Actualization of a contingency
The characteristics of Arabic language
Simultaneous existence of a standard language and a colloquial version
A language caste in stone
‘Modern Standard Arabic’ is closest to its ancestor
Tri-consonantal roots and existence of patterns
Examples
Step two: Exclusion (the ruling out of other possibilities)
Example
Step three: Specification
Post hoc patterns
How the problem is related to revelations from Quran
Asymmetry between specified and unspecified information
Step four – Complexity, the final factor
Why is it necessary to settle the question of the origin of revelations?

 


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