Mufti of Saudi with King and Princes that went to space
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Submitted by Nasr (Malaysia), Jan 10, 2015 at 09:51
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[[Can you tell us O glorious madrassa graduate one more time does the Qur'an a book that you cannot read in Arabic say that the earth is the center of the universe and that the sun orbits earth? ]]
No where the book says earth is centre of Universe. Reread. And later you put a source from Mufti of Saudi Arabia el-Sheikh Bin Baz , something dating to 50 years ago.
Like i post before, anybody can give their intrepataion about the verses of Quran. And if it is found wrong they can be corrected. But still, the verses of Quran do not contradict truth and facts.
According to Lacey, bin Baz changed his mind about the earth's flatness after talking to Prince Sultan bin Salman Al Saud who had spent time in a space shuttle flight in 1985. 
in 1966 ibn Baz wrote "The quotation I cited [in his original article] from the speech of the great scholar Ibn Al-Qayyim (may Allah be merciful to him) includes proof that the earth is round."
As a result of the publication of his first article, ibn Baz was ridiculed by Egyptian journalists as an example of Saudi primitiveness, and King Faisal was reportedly so angered by the first article that he ordered the destruction of every unsold copy of the two papers that had published it.
In 1985, he changed his mind concerning the rotation of the earth (and, according to Lacey, ceased to assert its flatness), when Prince Sultan bin Salman returned home after a week aboard the space shuttle Discovery to tell him that he had seen the earth rotate
The Mufti got corrected. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abd_al-Aziz_ibn_Baz
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