Creation
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God's origination of the universe and of humankind. In cultural traditions around the world, including the tradition of naturalistic evolution, creation stories serve to explain the nature of the human social and physical environment, to ma…

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Peterson, Daniel Carl, “Creation”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 24 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00045>



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