The Qur’anic Creation Story
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Introduction to the Qur’an
Taught by Professor Martyn Oliver | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Origin myths provide insight into the values of a people. While the Qur’an lacks a traditional “in the beginning” narrative, it reveals a number of stories about the first humans and divine creation. Learn here about Satan’s fall from grace, his arrogant disobedience of God’s command, and his promise to lure humans into the selfsame fall.