A few Scientific verses in Qura'n
Uploaded by moughera on Dec 06, 2008
THE SCIENTIFIC VERSES IN HOLY QUR'AN
This is the age of science and facts. Since, from the day one of its creation the man has always sought to understand the nature. In its pursuance for the truth spanning over many centuries, the diverse civilizations and the organized religion has shaped the human life very much throughout the course of history. Since many of the religions are based on books, believed to be of the divine origins, by their believers.
Al-Qur'an, the main source of the Islamic faith, is a book believed by Muslims, to be of completely Divine origin. Muslims also believe that it contains guidance for all mankind. Since the message of the Qur'an is believed to be for all times, it should be relevant to every age. Does the Qur'an passes this test? In this short article, I intend to give an objective analysis of the Muslim belief regarding the Divine origin of the Qur'an, in the light of established scientific discoveries/facts. Following is a register for the science-concerning verses the Holy Qur'an contains. There are no les than 6,666 verses in total. But there are approximately 1,000 verses speaking about the scientific facts. Some of them are given below.
The Creation of the universe; "the big bang"
"Do not the Unbelievers see That the heavens and the earth Were joined together (as one Unit of Creation), before We clove them asunder?| [Al-Qur'an 21:30]
There was an initial gaseous mass before the creation of galaxies
"Moreover, He Comprehended In His design the sky, And it had been (as) smoke: He said to it And to the earth: 'Come ye together, Willingly or unwillingly.' They said: 'We do come (Together), in willing obedience.' [Al-Qur'an 41:11]
The spherical shape of the earth
"Seest thou not that Allah merges Night into Day And He merges Day into Night?" [Al-Qur'an 31:29]
"He created the heavens And the earth In true (proportions): He makes the Night Overlap the Day, and the Day Overlap the Night." [Al-Qur'an 39:5]
"And the earth, moreover, Hath He made egg shaped."[Al-Qur'an
The light of the moon is reflected light
"Blessed is He Who made Constellations in the skies, And placed therein a Lamp And a Moon giving light." [Al-Qur'an 25:61]
"It is He who made the sun To be a shining glory And the moon to be a light (Of beauty)." [Al-Qur'an 10:5]
"See ye not How Allah has created The seven heavens One above another, œAnd made the moon A...