I am going to approche this question from another angle. Here is a list of animals mention in the holy book:
Do you know any other animals that exist in nature that are not ...
Whenever a person makes a scientific claim that contradicts the Quran, then only 2 things are possible:
Either the Scientific information is incomplete, misleading, inaccurate.
Or the Quran has been misunderstood by the person.
Yes, humanity is encouraged to question whether or not the Quran is the word of God. But for those of us who have already ...
The Qur'an (or the hadith, for that matter) is not a science textbook. It is a book of (spiritual) guidance and revelation from our Creator. It touches on matters of creation, and the remarkable thing about that is that it uses language and descriptions that fit perfectly with modern understandings of those things. However, it doesn't necessarily offer ...
Quran says the earth is a sphere!!
He created the heavens and the earth in true (proportions): He makes the Night overlap the Day, and the Day overlap the Night: He has subjected the sun and the moon (to His law): Each one follows a course for a time appointed. Is not He the Exalted in Power - He Who forgives again and again? [Quran 39:5]
The simplest answer is that what the Prophet (saws) may be describing is not something that we can observe in the dimensions that we live in. There are plenty of phenomena that the Qur'an and the Prophet (saws) talk about that are more "unscientific" than this. Take, for example, the hadith about sins causing black spots on our heart. Or the verse 83:14 in ...
In Short: No, neither with the original evolution theory nor with theistic version.
In length: First I strongly recommend you watch the documentary movie named "Expelled" that is about the war between two major theories: evolution vs intelligent design. The movie is somewhat highly criticized but you must see the movie before judging the two sides. Once you ...
According to Quran creation is a gradual process:
Look at some examples of using word creation in Quran:
يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِن كُنتُمْ فِي رَيْبٍ مِّنَ الْبَعْثِ
فَإِنَّا خَلَقْنَاكُم مِّن تُرَابٍ ثُمَّ مِن نُّطْفَةٍ ثُمَّ مِنْ
عَلَقَةٍ ثُمَّ مِن مُّضْغَةٍ مُّخَلَّقَةٍ وَغَيْرِ مُخَلَّقَةٍ
لِّنُبَيِّنَ لَكُمْ وَنُقِرُّ فِي الْأَرْحَامِ مَا ...
Belly does not mean stomach. And especially the arabic word use 'Batn' does not mean the scientific stomach:
i.e. it includes the udder
You can't use the modern day scientific definition of a word and apply it to the Quran. Imagine if the Quran was revealed in English and it used the word 'stomach'. Would you now assume that the Quran means the exact ...
Dead souls may not return to the world of livings.
According to Qur'an:
سورة المؤمنون، الآيات 99 و100
[For such is the state of the disbelievers], until, when death comes to one of them, he says, "My Lord, send me back
That I might do righteousness in that which I left behind." No! It is only a word he is saying; and behind them is a ...
Allah created everything for a purpose, but excess or incorrect placement of anything can be dangerous.
E.g. water is amazing and life for us. However, if it enters your lungs, it does the opposite.
Similarly, fire is amazing, it helps us cook food so that we can eat and be healthy and living, it's helpful for life. But imagine the same fire surrounding ...
Traditionally the scholars has interpreted the word "lamosi'on" (لَمُوسِعُونَ) to mean; "indeed We are able too".
Most other translations today seems to (subjectively) ignore that translation and translate it to expansion:
وَالسَّمَاءَ بَنَيْنَاهَا بِأَيْدٍ وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ
And the heaven We constructed with strength, and indeed, We ...
If you want to succeed by Allah you need to add two things (niyyah and ikhlaas) to any deed you are doing:
An intention to do it for the sake of Allah, not for being a great "scientist", not to be called a good guy, not to be a doctor and being called as a "saver", not for money or reputation or acceptance by people, only for the sake of Allah and maybe in ...
No, the verse does not discuss an organ; it discusses a process.
In classical exegeses of the Qur'an, you will find that the verse does not discuss the place at which milk leaves the body of animals. Ibn 'Ashūr, in his tafsīr, explains that literary devices used in this verse as well as its intended meaning:
وموقع من بين فرث ودم موقع الصفة ل لبنا، قدمت ...
This example may be your answer:
Let's go back in the history and see what scientists said about the following Aya:
والشمس تجري لمستقر لها ۚ ذلك تقدير العزيز العليم
And the sun runs [on course] toward its stopping point. That is the determination of the Exalted in Might, the Knowing.
First Point: When this Aya came, people thought that ...
I believe you refer to this verse.
21:33 And it is He who created the night and the day and the sun and the moon; all [heavenly bodies] in an orbit are swimming.
The verse also points to the fact that also the sun is part of a larger system having its own orbit of revolving around the galaxy (or any larger entity, that is).
Since Islam started long ...
Quran is not a science book but a book of signs. I do not speak Arabic. I have read the Quran in my own language, did not see the word dinosaur. But It says Allah is the Lord of all the worlds, anything we know and we dont know. Even if it did the disbelievers would say "Mohammad must have seen a fossil this is how he knows..."
What is there for us to know ...
The whole issue of sighting the moon vs. astronomical prediction comes down to how literal you interpret hadith. In one hadith the Prophet says:
"If you see it (The moon) then fast, and if you don’t see it then do
How do you interpret the verb 'see'? Is it actual visual eyesight, or is modern technology a viable alternative?
In another ...
It is important to understand the difference between scientific hypothesis, such as "Humans are descended from animals that lived millions of years ago," and metaphysical truth, such as "The first humans were created miraculously, with no ancestors, a few thousand years ago."
Nothing in science can be said to be true, in any fundamental sense. Consider: any ...
I think this is just a matter of you throwing yourself into confusion with non-sequitirs (ie, fallacious connections). The false connection is in this statement you made:
"So when we compare the ayaths we can see that all the three verses (mentioned above) starts by referring the seven heavens and then says about the stars created which are referred as ...
Below, I propose two non-miraculous possibilities; it might not be easy to discern which one is correct.
Other translations use the word "particle" instead of "atom" (see Islam Awakened), and surely during the time of the Prophet, people knew about particles, e.g., dust particles. So one possible explanation is that the word ذرة originally meant "particle",...
Firstly, where is the "wrong explanation about science"? You are assuming that the Prophet said that no pollination at all is better, however the Prophet is only talking about human assisted pollination.
Dates are also pollinated naturally by wind and insects. Its effectiveness depends on different factors, including climate (flow of wind), proportion and ...
I'm not sure if the following links would help, but they are source code for what seem to be similar projects:
Code Project: Convert bet3. ween Hijri Calendar and Gregorian Calendar
PHP based Open Source Hijri Calendar
A Stack-Overflow question that links to Hijri Calendar source
Note that several apps and utilities exist on pretty much all the major ...
I have read different views about this, but being a Muslim, from Islamic perspective and under the light of its authentic scriptures, Ghosts (spirits of dead people) do not exist in this world that humans live in. After the death of a person, his soul/spirit can directly go to heaven (for eternity), otherwise according to my knowledge (if Allah (God) decides ...
As a student who is studying physics, I can say you that; we have Relative and absolute motion. For example I am sitting behind my PC so my velocity is zero, this is true if we disregard this point, that the Earth and solar system and milky way and all the world has a velocity. So I am static relative to the Earth. Still we use relative motion to solve some ...
What does the Qur'an say about the prostration of the sun:
If you search in the Qur'an you will find a lots of Verses who tell us that the sun does prostrate and some who tell/indicate us "how":
In Surat al-Hajj (22:18) the prostration of the sun is clearly mentioned!
In other suwar (surahs) it's mentioned that all creations do prostrate like in Surat an-...
Humans are not the only creatures on this Planet,
Scientists have described well over 1.7 million of the world's species of animals, plants, insects and algae. (Number of Species Identified on Earth)
Out of those, just imagine how many might be aquatic? That salt(ocean) water out there stands enough for the purpose to those marine inhabitants.
If you stop ...