scientific errors in quran

These two individuals bear little resemblance to the Quranic account as they are simply the last common male and female ancestors of everyone alive today, not of all humans in history. We have been taught the speech of birds, and on us has been bestowed (a little) of all things: this is indeed Grace manifest (from Allah. I was nearly forced to write it. क्या आप 1500 वर्ष पुराने सोमनाथ मंदिर के प्रांगण में खड़े बाणस्तम्भ की विलक्षणता के विषय मे जानते हैं?‘इतिहास’ बडा चमत्कारी विषय है। इसको खोजते खोजते हमारा सामना ऐसे स्थिति से होता है, की हम आश्चर्य में पड जाते हैं। पहले हम स्वयं से पूछते हैं, यह कैसे संभव है..?डेढ़ हजार वर्ष पहले इतना उन्नत और अत्याधुनिक ज्ञान हम भारतीयों के पास था, इस पर विश्वास ही नहीं होता […], What was probably the first non-stop flight was made not from New York to Paris but from Ceylon to a place near modern Delhi, if the records are correct.According to the Sanskrit epic, Ramayana, a story many centuries older than the Greek epics, an Indian king made this trip in a balloon in five days. And verily in cattle (too) will ye find an instructive sign. Nor doth Allah Give guidance to a people unjust. Verily in this are signs for those who believe. And well ye knew those amongst you who transgressed in the matter of the Sabbath: We said to them: "Be ye apes, despised and rejected.". And for the moon We have appointed mansions till she return like an old shrivelled palm-leaf. Although, like the Quran, I believe in unconditional religious freedom, I am concerned that Wahhabis & Salafis may try to kill or even burn my poor Kuma alive for leaving Islam. The idea of three membranes around the fetus (chorion, allantois, and amnion) was taught by the highly influential Greek physician, Galen. The towns of Lot were destroyed by a storm of stones from the sky Quran 54:32, Quran 29:34. [3] Such artifacts would have been easily preserved and found by archeologists if they had existed much earlier. Once again we find how Allah was high on his superstitious weirdness. Qur’an 40:64″ Jump to: navigation, search. The Earth is described like a bed (or carpet in Yusuf Ali's translation) in verse 20:53, and similarly Quran 43:10. Clearly the author is not implying that Allah reflects light from another source but is the source of the light. The Qur'an claims Allah has made Mecca and the Ka'aba a place of safety. The legend of Noah and the Ark states that two of each kind of animal was placed on an ark. If He willed, He could make it stationary! Or is he among the absentees? They are a proof of Muhammad's lack of knowledge on many subjects. The Qur'an and Hadith depict that humans are formed from a clot of blood after an initial semen stage. In the following verse, the Qur'an claims that Allah uses stars as missiles to ward away devils. Even after seeing clear mistakes revealing Islam as false, many Muslims stick to it giving absurd and far-fetched explanations merely for the fear of Hell and hope or rather, mirage of Paradise. Whichever interpretation was intended, the sun's movement is nevertheless mentioned right after describing day and night, just as the next verse mentions the different mansions appointed for the moon each night. Allah taught Adam the names of all things. Many species of plants also reproduce either asexually or through pollination. In Sahih Muslim we have a hadith confirming that the pursuing flames / missiles in the two verses refer to what we would call meteors which they saw shooting across the sky. This is consistent with the beliefs that were prevalent prior to the 16th century that the Sun revolved around the Earth, Evidence”And the Sun runs his course for a period determined for him: that is the decree of (Him) the Exalted in Might, the All-Knowing. As I have shown, the Qur’an, far from being a scientific miracle, contains numerous scientific mistakes and errors. Critics wonder why an all-knowing being would not provide a more efficient way to send his message to all people on earth and why he does not account for the immense diversity of languages. Asteroids and meteorites have penetrated the atmosphere and hit the earth throughout the course of history. Noor is defined on the previous page as 'Light; whatever it may be; and the rays thereof'. They also argue that the wording needed to be acceptable to people of its time. Meteors are generally not much larger than grains of sand and are only visible for a second when they burn up, generating light in the Earth's atmosphere after millions of years in darkness. Then turned He to the heaven, and fashioned it as seven heavens. Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said: What did you say in the pre-Islamic days when there was such a shot (of meteor)? Christians have never worshipped Mary as part of the Trinity. Change ). he is your chief who taught you magic. Thus the most likely explanation is that the verse represents a geocentric worldview where the sun moves across the sky, guiding the shadows. 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The Qur’an mentions numerous times that the Sun and the Moon travel in an orbit, but does not mention once that the Earth does too. The commencing with the [mention of] camels is because they are closer in contact with it [the earth] than any other [animal]. "Daughter of 'Imran" is not a mere figure of speech about her ancestry - Mary's mother is described as the wife of 'Imran, and two verses earlier it is conspicuous that "the Family of 'Imran" is mentioned after other famous prophets: Historically, Judaism has been a strict form of monotheism. The Arabic word translated "follow" is primarily defined as to follow, go or walk behind, follow in way of immitation, of action etc. Modern astronomy also has found thousands of other planets in other solar systems and Cosmologists estimate that hundreds of billions of stars and planets exist in the universe. Astronauts in Earth orbit or (one day) on the Moon and Mars would require even more contrived solutions. Quran 6:143-144 clarifies that this refers to male and female pairs of sheep, goats, oxes and camels, so in fact the author of the Qur'an is aware only of four kinds of cattle useful for humans (horses, mules and donkeys are considered distinct from cattle in Quran 16:5-8). The word translated “seed” in Pickthall’s translation is nasl نسل, which means progeny (i.e. This is consistent with an Earth-centered (geocentric) view of the cosmos that places a motionless Earth at the center of the universe and all "heavenly bodies" travel around the Earth. 4.11: Allah (thus) directs you as regards your Children's (Inheritance): to the male, a portion equal to that of two females: if only daughters, two or more, their share is two-thirds of the inheritance; if only one, her share is a half. In other words, Australian ab […], मध्यप्रदेश के आगर मालवा नगर में श्रीबैजनाथ महादेव का एक ऎसा ऎतिहासिक मंदिर हैं जिसका जीर्णोद्धार तत्कालीन अंग्रेज सेना के एक अधिकारी ने करवाया था। प्रदेश के नवगठित एवं 51 वे जिले के रूप में गत वर्ष अस्तित्व में आए आगर मालवा के इतिहास में उल्लेख है कि बैजनाथ महादेव के मंदिर का जीर्णोद्धार कर्नल मार्टिन ने वर्ष 1883 में 15 हजार रूपये का चंदा कर करवाया था। इस ब […], क्षत्रियों की कुलदेवी के रूप में प्रसिद्ध हिंगलाज भवानी माता का बलोचिस्तान स्थित मंदिर 52 शक्तिपीठों में से एक है। कराची से 250 किलोमीटर दूर क्वेटा-कराची रोड़ पर राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग से करीब घंटेभर की पैदल दूरी पर स्थित है यह मंदिर। मंदिर के सालाना मेले में यहां हिंदू और मुस्लिम दोनों शामिल होते हैं। यहां के स्थानीय लोग हिंगलाज माता मंदिर को श्रद्धा से नानी का […]. And now the third period of gestation has come. Shadows are produced when the sun's light is blocked by an obstacle. Neither would we be able to see anything that the stars are doing recently (when we see a star 100 light years away, we are seeing it as it was 100 years ago). The mammary glands, where milk is produced and stored, are nowhere near the intestines which is where excrement is stored. He is the Lord of (all) the Worlds. 'Abdullah. While there is hieroglyphic evidence of people impaled through upright stakes in ancient Egypt, this is a distinct execution method from the crucifixion on palm trees in the Qur'anic story. Obviously, no such wall has ever been found nor are there tribes somewhere on earth trapped behind it. Words from the same root mean the flat top surface or roof of a house or chamber, a flat plane in geometry, a level place upon which dates can be spread, a rolling pin (which expands the dough), plane or flat. They often exploit the confusion caused by scientists referring to these genetic ancestors as Mitochondrial Eve and Y-chromosomal Adam. The Qur'an mentions a few times that the sun and the moon travel in an orbit (falak - a rounded course), but does not mention once that the Earth does too. None was ever recorded to possess armies that entirely consists of birds and genies. Lo! Lo! The Qur'an, however, repeats the prevailing Middle-Eastern myth that the Earth and heavens were formed in six days. Lo! The arabic word (mahdan) suggests something completely flat and spread out on the ground and not rolled up for storage. Lo! I found (there) a woman ruling over them and provided with every requisite; and she has a magnificent throne. In A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam, Islamic apologist I. Perhaps the Qur'anic author is simply repeating this idea, which applies only to the embryonic membranes. Then turned He to the heaven when it was smoke, and said unto it and unto the earth: Come both of you, willingly or loth. The creation sequence is: Heaven and Earth; seven heavens; the lowest heaven adorned with stars. It states that humans were created in a garden (paradise) and then brought to earth fully formed. It is the Earth's rotation that causes these shadows to change size and lengthen. The word translated "are joined" is Arabic jumi'a, a verb which means to collect together, gather together, bring together. Some Muslim creationists will claim the view of two ancestral “parents” is consistent with recent scientific findings that show a common female and male ancestor of all modern humans. For this reason critics see it as far more likely that the author had such a misconception about the sun and moon. An even better example is the Carolina anole, which is a lizard species. This verse fails to mention the important role of the female egg, or ovum, plays in the reproduction of humankind. Here the sun running / pursuing its course (yajree يَجْرِىٓ) is something that the author expects people to have seen (another problem for the galactic orbit interpretation). but verily, many among mankind are heedless of Our Signs!". This is consistent with the beliefs that were prevalent prior to the 16th century that the Sun revolved around the Earth. More light on this verse comes in the following hadith, graded hasan (good) by Dar-us-Salam. The Hoopoe bird was in fact busy eavesdropping on a beautiful female ruler, Queen Sheba. Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: Modern perspectives nevertheless typically interpret 'smoke' as the primordial state of the universe after the big bang. And the sun runneth on unto a resting-place for him. This is vague enough to be interpreted either way, so is not necessarily an error, but nor can any special knowledge be claimed. The Parable of His Light is as if there were a Niche and within it a Lamp: the Lamp enclosed in Glass: the glass as it were a brilliant star: Lit from a blessed Tree, an Olive, neither of the east nor of the west, whose oil is well-nigh luminous, though fire scarce touched it: Light upon Light! In fact, there are many errors, including scientific ones, and ones that the Bible does not contain. Many Bedouin people living in Arabia imagined the sky as a large tent covering, similar to the tents they used. Anyone living in the polar region would not be able to make a sunset or sunrise prayer for much of the year. [2] And they have rejected (the Truth) and followed their desires, while every matter has to be settled (at some time). I admit it wasn’t originally my intention to write this article. Right after describing the change from day to night, it says that the sun runs on to a resting place for it (لِمُسْتَقَرٍّ لَّهَا). Weather events are now understood scientifically and can even be predicted in advance. then do We make the sun its guide; Then We draw it in towards Ourselves,- a contraction by easy stages. descendants). This website is careful on doing research and many views are not of writers views. Some older translations of the Bible mention Goliath and David wearing a "coat of mail" in 1 Samuel 17:5 and 17:38 respectively. The Moon does not actually follow behind the sun's movement, nor does it provide its own light like the sun. In each specific example in the Qur'an (A'ad, Thamud, Midian, the people of Lot, Pharoah's army), the destruction of the disbelievers is sudden and total. Now surely I shall cut off your hands and your feet alternately, and, “( Allah) said; ‘We have tested thy people in thy absence: the Samiri has led them astray’.”, “( Moses) said, ‘What then is thy case, O Samiri?’”, This day shall We save thee in the body, that thou mayest be a sign to those who come after thee! That then is God, your Lord, so blessed be God, the Lord of all Being. The shadow moves because of the sun’s movement, not the earth’s movement. The Qur'an and Hadith claim that the moon was miraculously split into two pieces and then, presumably, put back together again. The story of Dhul-Qarnayn says that two tribes are trapped behind a massive wall of Iron. In 1960, Frank Drake performed the first … A. Ibrahim argues: “The Qur’an, which was revealed fourteen centuries ago, mentioned facts only recently discovered or proven by scientists. Based on fossil records and testing on human remains, anthropologists have concluded that human life spans are increasing, not decreasing. And the earth We have spread out (like a carpet); set thereon mountains firm and immovable; and produced therein all kinds of things in due balance. There have never been any scientifically verified accounts of fully cooked food falling from the sky. However the crucial step of evaporation of water into the air is never mentioned. The word butun (بطن) means belly/abdomen/midriff, though some translators like to use the more specific word "womb". Plenty of evidence shows that the early Muslims understood the verse in this straightforward way. They claim this despite the fact that these words (thumma in 41:11 and 2:29, and fa in 41:12 - all translated as 'Then') generally are used to indicate sequence. Critics see a major weakness that the Qur'an makes no attempt to distinguish itself from the same world-wide flood myth that its listeners were familiar with. Modern geology has discovered that large plates in the crust of the earth are responsible for the formation of mountains. The word azwajin ("kinds" in the translation of 39:6 below) generally means mate or member of a pair. We are not talking about contradictions between scientific theories and the Qur'an. From WikiIslam, the online resource on Islam. Scientific Miraculousness And Errors in the Quran The author : Father Zakaria Boutros The publisher: The Qur'an and Hadith contain statements about bodily fluids and the stages of development of the human embryo. ( Log Out /  And we subdued the hills and the birds to hymn (His) praise along with David. But the Qur'an reveals that a magical winged horse, called the Buraq, traveled a similar distance in a matter of minutes. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Moses and the Israelites crossed a sea that was split into two halves. Centuries after Muhammad lived, people with better astronomical knowledge introduced interpretations of these verses such that Dhu'l-Qarnayn only traveled until he reached "the west" or to a spot "at the time" when the sun set and not the "place" where the sun set. And We have made the heaven a guarded canopy and (yet) they turn aside from its signs. 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