[asa] Evolution and Islam

From: Dick Fischer <dickfischer@verizon.net>
Date: Thu Apr 23 2009 - 10:33:09 EDT

And you thought creationists were only a problem within our religion .


FYI from Alliance for Science:




You are invited to a presentation on "Evolution and Islam" by T. O.
Shanavas, M.D., a Muslim physician who is concerned about the creationism
movement within Islam.


Details of the presentation are given below:


"Evolution and Islam"

Presenter: Dr. T. O. Shanavas

Day/Date: Saturday, May 2, 2009

Time: 12:00 noon

Location: Minaret of Freedom Institute

                        4323 Rosedale Ave, Bethesda MD 20814


The Minaret of Freedom Institute is open to the public, and non-Muslims are
welcome. If you are able to attend, please RSVP to:


Dr. T. O. Shanavas: shanavas@comcast.net.


Dr. Shanavas' talk is outlined below:

1. Why did I, a pediatrician, get into the topic of religion and theory
of evolution?
2. Brief definition of evolution and creationism.
3. Medical evidence for theory of evolution.
4. History of theory of Evolution during the Golden Age of Pre-Darwin
5. Literal comparison of Darwin's and Pre-Darwin Muslim description of
natural selection.
6. Did contemporaries of Darwin in America and the Europe know about
Muslim theory of evolution? If they knew, what is the evidence?
7. Allah as Evolver.
8. Creation/Evolution and the Qur'an.
9. Do the Qur'an and Qur'an exegesis by pre-Darwin Muslims support
human evolution from Earlier Hominids?




Dick Fischer, author, lecturer

Historical Genesis from Adam to Abraham

 <http://www.historicalgenesis.com> www.historicalgenesis.com



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