A Muslim must know the following facts about man and his reality. Then he must be certain of these facts within himself and upon them establish his faith in Allah, Mighty and Majestic.
Man is the best and most noble of Allah’s creations.
Man is created – as a species – from the element of earth, and procreation – as a source – begins with the first man, who is Adam, may peace and prayers be upon him.
Man is created, from the first genesis, in the most perfect outward form and the best stature. He did not evolve as a species at any point in his history, gradually moving from one genus to another.
Let us now consider, in all clarity, these three facts separately.