Darwin’s theory of evolution

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Can a Muslim believe in ‘Darwin’s theory of evolution’?


A: It is a concocted and faked up story. The falsehood has been proven and apart from that, it is a total atheist belief alien to Islam and all religions. There is no doubt in its kufr and falsehood.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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