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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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I think it is (evolution in general) because of this verse: Noble Quran 71:14 'Seeing that it is He that has created you in diverse stages?


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 not fast" How do you interpret the verb 'see'? Is it actual visual eyesight, or is modern technology a viable alternative? In another ...


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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 ...


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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",...


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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 ...


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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-...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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If Bozo the Clown was trying to prove the Qur'an scientifically accurate, do you think it would be problematic to doubt him? It's not disbelief. It's not the Qur'an you're doubting, it's the person's claims about the Qur'an. In fact, the Qur'an encourages Muslims to investigate in these circumstances: O you who have believed, if there comes to you a ...


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Well, this is a tricky question for one principal reason: Germ Theory came into existence only in recent times and no writings, religious or otherwise, ever talked about germs before that. (In fact, the first person to suggest that doctors should wash their hands, namely Ignaz Semmelweis, was ridiculed and ended up in a nervous breakdown). So there would ...


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I want a few verses that directly prove Qur'an to be true with the test of science and without ambiguity in the meaning. Presumably what you are looking for is a verse that satisfies the following conditions: When it's read, the meaning and the interpretation are the same (that's what unambiguous means). In other words, you don't have to project ...


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The folly here is to take the Hadith as a lesson in modern natural sciences rather than one in religion. The Prophet was sent in 600 C.E., he had to work with the vocabulary and knowledge of the people of his time. If he had started talking about atoms and the laws of conservation of matter and energy then no one would have had a clue what he was talking ...


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The post is one mathematical misunderstanding after another. If you're allowed to do whatever you want with numbers, you can prove and/or disprove whatever you want. Here's a few blatant errors: Our numerical system has potentially a never ending amount of numbers. should say "there are infinitely many natural numbers". ... only one number does ...


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There is proportionality throughout the universe. and we even came to know that gravitational waves exist. so if our star (sun) were to disappear one day it would disrupt the design and we wont exist (because gravity). in such a case how could stars be thrown at the devils? Are you saying that the verse means that the sun is actually thrown at the ...


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You are equating Scientific and Quranic terminology which is wrong. At the time and place of the revelation of the Quran: the planets, the plasma balls they revolve around, comets, moons, meteorites and stellar flares would all be categorized under "stars" and anything that was illuminated could be poetically be called a lamp, regardless of whether the ...


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No, the speed of light is not mentioned in the Qur'an. There is no evidence that points to any such conclusion. The tafsīr of the verse you quoted (Surat As-Sajdah 32:5) has been covered by many scholars from the salaf (times close to the Prophet's) and the khalaf (modern times). In his tafsīr, Ahmed ibn Mustafa al-Maraghi said: والمراد بالألف الزمن ...


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I have not come across any Islamic scholarly view that considers this verse, or any other verse in the Qur'an or a hadith for that matter, as a "scientific" miracle. If you have such an Islamic scholarly view, please share it by editing your question. What you will find that scholars of exegesis (Qur'an and hadith) did was to use scientific evidence of their ...


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As @TheZ said, the word (batn بطن and its plural butoon بطون) which is mentioned in the Ayah is more general than stomach ... It includes the abdomen (or the internal origins) ... and one example to think about is that the word Internal medicine ... it is translated to tebb batny طب باطنى


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