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Again, " Say: Is it that ye Deny him Who created The earth in two Days? " (41:9). One Muslim writer summarizes the Qur'anic witness on creation in the following way: First, there were six periods for the creation in general. Second, there was an interlocking of the stages in the creation of the heavens and the earth. Third, the universe was initially a unique mass all in one block, which God by His power and will split up. Fourth, there is a plurality of heavens and 2. , 6-7. 3. Hammudah Abdalati, Islam in Focus (Indianapolis: American Trust Publications, 1975), 9.
Another important issue involved here is that, according to most Muslims, the prophets of God are either totally sinless or at least protected from major sins or shortcomings (though this theological belief is not based on any explicit statements in the Qur'an). And since in Islam Adam is recognized as the first prophet to humankind, it follows that Adam must have been spared from committing a major sin. " Based on this verse and other traditions from Muhammad, Niazi writes: Adam, at a number of places in the Quran and the Traditions, has clearly been mentioned not only as a prophet but as an Apostle also.
Consequently, God sends them prophets to call them to submit to his sovereign will. 3 PROPHETS According to Islam, prophets are needed for two basic reasons: (1) humans are frail, and (2) God cares for his creatures. Hence God sends prophets to call people back to himself. Thus, the belief in God's sovereign care for his wayward creation gives rise to the belief in prophets as the bearers of his divine message. This is a natural deduction in Islamic theology. In fact, belief in the prophets and belief in their Scriptures are t wo of the five doctrinal pillars of Islam (along with belief in God, his angels, and the last day).