Response to Imams claiming earth being spherical
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Submitted by Nasr (Malaysia), Jan 24, 2015 at 10:47
[[But I'm curious what is wrong with Urdu or what ever language that you speak how come the Qur'an was not revealed in Urdu and why is your Allah silent about the religions of your ancestors be it Hinduism or Buddhism? Let me guess Allah is an Arabian deity and he did not know about anything beyond Arabia right?]]
Well there are many covenants that have existed prior to Islam. And the covenant of Israelite have foretell about Arabs proclaiming the covenant for mankind to the world. That is the decree from God. As people went astray, merciful God brings them back to true path. As for those that died not knowing about Islam. God will judge them accordingly on their good/bad deeds.
[[Your Allah is saying that the earth is flat which means that Bin Baz was very correct...
Do you know what this means? It means that your are saying that the Ulama have been lying to Muslims and telling Muslims that earth is flat but the truth is they were not liars they were telling Muslims that the earth is flat because the Qur'an says so..
This will not be regarded as evidence unless you provide the text in Arabic deal?
There are using reference and when the reference is invalid. They can correct it. But you say the Quran says so. But no corrections were made inside Quran as Quran have no contradictions. Its how people interpretes. That is why 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.
[[His name is Ibn al-Qayyum!
So was al-Tabari and Ibn Kathir and al-Qurtubi ignorant? And guess what they are all right because the Qur'an says that the earth is flat
But I'm going to give you a chance: Provide me with Ibn al-Qayyum text in Arabic because I really do not beleive tablighees like you
But Allah says is his al-lawh al-mahfuz that the earth is flat right? and Galileo proved him wrong right? see how easy it is to poke big holes in your bogus claims?]]
It is not just Al-Qayyim of 13th century, others from 12th century e.g Imam Fakr Al Razi also give interpretations of spherical earth. If Allah says eart is flat, the why do people can come up with spherical earth interpretations?
[[Mr and you must pardon me ignorant you have no clue about the Quranic rasm right? Let me help you:
1. This is your Allah's rasm دحها
2. This is the editing of the Ulama دَحاهَا what a disaster the ulama added an alif and two fathas so next time some one tell you that the Qur'an we have has not been edited think of دَحاهَا ]]
Reread the writing in http://quran.com/79/30. BUt there is also recitation where aleph is needed to be placed.
[[Bogus if this was about recitation then Muslims would have agreed on is the word ملك in Surat al-Fatiha مَلِكِ or is it مالِكِ this was about correcting poor Arabic spelling by your Allah..
Wrong again the alif is there because it is the correct Arabic! Your Allah could not spell a perfect Arabic word!]]
Check out http://quran.com/1/1-7 . Its just matter of placing aleph. No issue actually. Again, its about recitation.
And Quran was not sent in form of papers with inscription. It is thru recitation and later scribes wrote down whas is recited by the prophet.
[[Hello: your Allah is saying that the earth is flat and he has no clue about the chronology of his own creation and he cannot even spell perfect Arabic words and to add insult to injury you have no clue about the Quranic rasm and you have the audacity to tell us readers to read translations of the Qur'an when we can read it in Arabic]]
But then there are imams from 12th century interpreting the verse as spherical earth. So this refutes what you have just post. Simple to comprehend?
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