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Submitted by Dr. Joe Leigh Simpson (United States), Sep 26, 2012 at 10:13

{In every one of you, all components of your creation are collected together in your mother's womb by forty days...}

{If forty-two nights have passed over the embryo, God sends an angel to it, who shapes it and creates its hearing, vision, skin, flesh, and bones....}

So that the two sayings of the Prophet Muhammad that have been noted provide us with a specific time table for the main embryological development before forty days. Again, the point has been made, I think: these hadeeths could not have been obtained on the basis of the scientific knowledge that was available at the time of their writing .

It follows, I think, that not only there is no conflict between genetics and religion but, in fact, religion can guide science by adding revelation to some of the traditional scientific approaches, that there exist statements in the Quran shown centuries later to be valid, which support knowledge in the Quran having been derived from God.

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