Question: “Do we say the physical heart is the thinking organ?” (a short reply)

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The following is a question posed by one of our members regarding the ‘Qalb’ [translated variously as heart, mind, etc.] and how the Muslim scholars understand the mention of the ‘Qalb’ in the Qur’an and the Ahadeeth, and whether this is taken to refer to the physical heart, or to something else. Continue reading

Question: ‘Is the chain of the Qur’an solitary from Hafs upwards?’ – a concise reply

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There is some confusion in the minds of certain Muslims nowadays concerning the mass transmission (Tawaatur) of the Qur’an. Continue reading

(Draft Article) On the Punishment of the Hellfire, Verse 4.56, and Pain Sensors in the Skin

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Statement: Dr. Naik claims that no one knew that skin has pain sensors and everyone used to think that pain is sensed by brain. That is rubbish. The truth is the reverse. The function of brain in sensing pain is a recent discovery. Pain was felt where pain was applied. In the old days people thought the function of brain is to cool down the body like a radiator and heart is the thinking organ. Continue reading

(Draft Article) Objection: “Humans are not made from the best part of the whole, they are made from a despised fluid”

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Objection: Dr. Naik claims that the Quran says ‘We have created the human beings from ‘the best part of a whole’. The truth is that the Quran says 32:8 human progeny is made of a ‘despised fluid’ (ma-in maheenin). Continue reading

(Draft Article) Objection: “Verse 21:30 is not about the Big Bang, it is about Pagan Mythology”

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Statement: Dr. Naik says verse 21:30 talks about the Big Bang. This verse is actually about a pagan mythology. Continue reading

(Draft Article) Objection: Verse 86:11 is not about the capacity of the heavens to return back rain

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Statement: Dr. Naik says verse: 86:11 talks “specifically about the capacity of heavens to return back rain” i.e. the stage of evaporation. This is clearly not so. This verse is about the return of the firmament (sun, moon, stars) that happens every 24 hours[1].

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(Draft Article) Objection: Verse 51:47 says the universe is vast and not “expanding”

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Statement: Verse 51:47 says the universe is vast and not “expanding”. Dr. Naik is wrong on that. Continue reading