Question: What do we say concerning the Qur’anic phrase ‘Verily Allah holds the heavens and the Earth, lest they may shake’?

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بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

The following is one answer to a question posed by one of our members concerning the interpretation of Verse 35:41 of the Qur’an, and what to make of this Verse when compared with modern scientific knowledge. As per the statement of the Shaykh answering this question, this is more or less a partial answer, and if there is any additional material, we will add it to this answer as appropriate. Continue reading