I read an answer to a question called "Scientific conflicts in respect to the Quran" and the user stated that the person who is reading is misunderstanding the Quran or there is a gap in science that we dont know of yet.

Then another user in the comments said there was a problem with the whole science in the Quran thing. He said this: "Your two points in the beginning demonstrate exactly what the problem with the science-in-the-quran narrative is: those two points when applied to any text whatsoever will always leave the text in some state of "yeah this is true". If you take the Greek myths and "reason" about them with the approach "either what I think I know about reality is wrong, or I misunderstood the Greek myths", then you will also conclude that they are completely true - yet you don't, because that is ridiculous. Ironically, your quote of Popper even tells you that that approach is dishonest and biased. "

What is the answer to this problem with science in the Quran?

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    I guess you are referring to this post. Well qur'an is not a science book anybody claiming otherwise is wrong. Scientific theories may change over time the qur'an is intended to be eternal if a scientific theory would change, what would that mean if we "proved" it as confirm to the qur'an? – Medi1Saif May 20 '20 at 9:39
  • I understand that but it still doesnt answer the question or at least what the user said. Often the science in the quran is evidence but then the user above showed why the evidence may nott be reliable if thats the correct way of saying it – Yakoub Ali May 21 '20 at 9:40
  • Yes but the thing the user has said hasnt been answered. Also it seems to me like a lot of the rulings are for back then even though its supposed to be infinite. – Yakoub Ali May 21 '20 at 9:51
  • Well I don't regard his post as an answer. It's up to him to explain himself. – Medi1Saif May 21 '20 at 9:53
  • I was talking about what the user said in the question. IF we use the logic about the Greek thing that he said then basically all science in the Quran is just unreliable. I know the quran isnt a book of science but for a lot of people science is evidence for belief. – Yakoub Ali May 21 '20 at 10:05

Indeed, it is We who sent down the Qur'an and indeed, We will be its guardian. (Surah Al Hijr Verse 9)

So how it is guarded? Millions of muslims memorise Quran flawlessly. Book has same version for all muslims. We cant see such kind of examples for any other type of book. So comparing myths with Quran is not correct approach. Remember Muslims also believe on Hadith but not all Hadith are authentic though lot of research has been done on Hadith as well.

Science has theories which prove wrong after sometime and replaced with new theories. In Quran, Allah openly challenged Mankind

"O company of jinn and mankind, if you are able to pass beyond the regions of the heavens and the earth, then pass. You will not pass except by authority [from Allah ]." Surah Rehman (Ayat 33)

Does science know where are Gog Magog? They are on earth and have huge population but science is unable to explore them yet means science is yet to fully explore the earth. Where is Daggal (jews messiha)? He is on earth but does science knows where is he?

Science is just exploring what Allah has created thousands of years ago. For non muslims everyone who some specialty is god like wrestling god. But for muslims God is one and

"And We have already created man and know what his soul whispers to him, and We are closer to him than [his] jugular vein" (Surah Qahf -Ayat 16)

This is unimaginable power: listening every living thing all the time. Science cant do it. Science inventions like robots have hands, ears, nose etc which it borrows from God's creativity. Science will only increase its fear more it explore about God and its power.

  • Im sorry but you didnt answer the question. Also about the gog and magog thing, do you have any evidence that all land on the Earth hasnt been explored. Also if im correct they live in a huge wall or something but if the wall really is huge how have we not been able to find it – Yakoub Ali May 21 '20 at 9:43
  • For me the evidence is Surah Rehman Ayat i have mentioned in my comments above. gog magog live behind some wall created by Prophet Zulqurnain and they are in huge numbers so definately there is some place on earth which is huge and unexplored by science just like after some time they discover some new species – Ayaz May 21 '20 at 11:14
  • Yes but majority of the Earths surface aside from the arctic/antarctica have discovered unless its underground then i dont know – Yakoub Ali May 24 '20 at 1:41

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