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Surat al-Qamar (The Moon) is the 54th surah of the Qur'an

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The splitting of the moon: any metaphoric explanation?

Verse 1 of Surah Al-Qamar very clearly references the story of the moon being split. Mostly I hear the explanation that includes our prophet (PBUH) and the Quraish witnesses. However, I am also ...
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How can the splitting of the moon be explained scientifically?

It seems like you would create tidal waves, maybe even a tsunami, if you split the moon in half. So how can I explain the splitting of the moon in terms of scientific facts or history?
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Did the Quran mention the splitting of the moon as a miracle?

In sura Al-Qamar 54:1-2, it is evident that the Quran says: The Hour has come near, and the moon has split [in two]. And if they see a miracle, they turn away and say, "Passing magic." Did this ...
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