Adam and Eve / Hawwa

Creation of Humankind
In Bible and Qur'an, the first human being was created from mud or dust and named after the Hebrew word for earth: Adam = Men. God breathing His spirit into man to make him come alive is also found in both books. The Qur'an relates how God gave man beautiful forms. According to Genesis, God blessed humankind and saw that what He had created was good.
In the Bible, both men and women are said to have been created in God's image. The concept of God in the Qur'an is more abstract. Nobody can be equal to or like God, although humans are destined to return to God after death.
In both books, man is appointed God's caretaker on earth. He is to rule wisely over creation.
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