Initial Notes on the Post: ‘Atheist Sophistry On Quranic Science Debunked…By A Muslim Scientist’

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By a member of the MuslimAnswers.net Team

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The following are notes I have taken on the post entitled ‘Atheist Sophistry On Quranic Science Debunked…By A Muslim Scientitst’ available at the following link. This is basically a lecture by Instructor Hafiz Mehmood on the subject on Qur’an and science, and the mistakes made by Muslims in addition to the deceptions of the non-Muslims on this matter. Continue reading

A few words on the Qur’an and its effect on people’s hearts

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There is one question one of our writers asked concerning the Qur’an and its miraculous effect on the hearts of people. The query went as follows:

There is one question I have concerning one of the reasons given in a number of works concerning the I’jaaz of the Qur’an. Continue reading

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

(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 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

(Draft Article) Objection: “The Qur’an says that sun and moon Yas-habun around the earth, not around their own axis”

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Statement: Verse 21:33 says the sun and the moon yasbahun. This means both of them navigate or rotate around the earth and not around their own axis as Dr. Naik has claimed.

Answer: Continue reading

Preliminary Notes on the article ‘The Quran’s Challenge: a Literary and Linguistic Miracle’

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Notes from the article ‘The Quran’s Challenge: a Literary and Linguistic Miracle’ written by Hamza Andreas Tzortis (available here)[1]

o    The article starts by pointing out the beginning Verses of the first revelation (Sura al-‘Alaq). The fact that the Prophet was illiterate is contrasted with the huge revolution brought about by the Qur’an, which combined a new literary genre with a comprehensive and concise basis for Islamic theology, law and spirituality. Continue reading