Spherical earth is common belief in the past in most regions around the world
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Submitted by Nasr (Malaysia), Feb 18, 2015 at 11:29
[[So you still did not answer my question: What do you do for living while the Chinese and the Hindus and the Buddhists of Malaysia work?]]
Similar like other humans in Malaysia, after graduating from Uni. You get professional jobs and carry out life till reach death. What about you?
[[Hint: he told us that the earth is flat and it is the center of the universe and the sun orbits earth because the Qur'an says so right?
Well read my link from his web site if you can read Arabic and hint: He does not even mention the name of the Prince and as for Ibn al-Qayyim he never said that the earth is like a ball and here is the link again
What a disaster the earth is flat and the sun orbits earth and the fool issues a fatwa of takfeer
He really did not here is the link again if you can read Arabic
And here is the link for his hissy fit directed against the Egyptian secularist Ahmad Baha' el-Din if you can read Arabic
What a disaster and Bin Baz never changed his opinion he only he insisted that the Qur'an says that the earth is flat and stationary and the sun and the moon orbit the stationary earth. What a disaster
Read my links from HIS WEB SITE and tell us what he wrote!
Hello: there is nothing not a thing in this link and to add insult to injury it is not in Arabic
Shame on you you did not even check your own link
Tell us kuffar what did he say in the links that I provided? Oh I forgot you cannot read Arabic I see]]
Are you sure? http://www.binbaz.org.sa/mat/18030
[[And here is tafseer Ibn Kathir to this disaster that the EARTH IS STATIONARY and that the sky can come down crashing on the flat and stationary earth
I see so you agree with Ibn kathir that the earth is stationary thank for proving my point
And this is what I wrote
What interpretration when the Qur'an makes it very clear that the earth is flat and stationary and the sun and moon orbit earth! It is a disaster]]
Abu Ya'la in his work Tabaqatal-Hanabilah (Biographical Entries of the Hanabali Scholars) quotes the unanimous consensus (ijma) of all Muslim scholars that the earth is round in 10th century.
Having geocentric system is the philosophy at the time in 11th century.
As for transition from geocentric to heliocentric system, Islamic worlds have no issue since the Quran and hadith did not say specifically about appointed course of Sun by Creator in specific.
Also, no trials made by scholars when transition of solar system made in Islamic countries. As in Islam there is no such thing as Holy Spirit teaching scientific facts towards scholars. Afterall men going to space have been mentioned by Creator in Quran.
[[التفسير للصحابة والتاءويل للفقه
So you tell us our dear Nasr what does this mean? Let me guess you have no clue now you tell me why do you make a fool of yourself?
Then you are really saying that Muslims should get rid of the writings by al-Mufasereen? Right?]]
Scholars giving their interpretations. So you can use it as source to comprehend the science behind it. But the true divine words are only in the Quran. Why need to get rid? It is just interpretations. No harm in reading and using it.
[[But here is the real disaster this means that Muslims for the past 1400 years have been fooled by the writings of al-Mufasereen because they said that the Qur'an says that the earth is flat and stationary and that the sun and the moon orbit earth!]]
Spherical earth was notion among the scholars in 12th century. "Fakr Al Razi" pointed to the Sphericity of the earth in his clarifying book "Mafatih Alkaib"
For better clarification, read
[[Right leave Islam and be free]]
Leave the false idea of having freedom in doing daily life. Start thinking about abiding to Creator. Afterall, humans have disected bodies and reached nano levels of seeing cells inside body and yet humans cant find a way to stop death. And No! Do not become a dhimmi, bear witness instead.
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