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For raqib and Science in the Qur'an! How did I miss this little gem?

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jan 5, 2007 at 07:05

My dear raqib rabina yuraqb halak akthar wa akthar.

It seems that you are not very aware of the the Qur'an says about the earth, moon and the sun.

The Great Mufti of Saudi Arabia the late 3Abd Allah bin Baz (?-1999CE) wrote a little gem of a book called (see Ruthven):

"Jarayan al-Sahms wa al-Qamr wa Sukun al-Ard"

Oh I forgot that you know no Arabic. Urdu maybe? But your Allah does not speak any urdu. Well the title of the book means:

"The motion of the sun and the moon and the stationary of earth"!

This great Mufti's little thesis is based on the cosmology in the Qur'an of the so called "seven heavens" and the summary of this funny book is the fact that the Qur'an really says:

1. The earth is the center of the universe.

2. The sun and the moon move around earth.

3. The earth is flat.

This is indeed what it says in the Qur'an according to our dear Mufti. It seems that your Allah and his rasul the Arabian warlord and caravn raider and out dear Bin Baz never heard of kepler, Copernicus and Gallieo. There were all stuck with Ptolemy's thesis.

What is even more strange is that this little gem of a book went into reprints and I'm sure your will find it in your Msulim bookstore in Pkistan or where ever Muslim hell hole that you live in, and he even threatened to issus a fatwa of takfeer against anyone who would disagree with him. Oh the warm and fuzzy islam.

Now when the Americans landed on the moon in 1969 the old fool told everyone that this was just a fake by the infidels.

So much for the Qur'an being a book of science or even of logical theology.

And do me a favor: it is al-Qur'an and not Qur'an and why do you tablighees have no clue about the Arabic definite article -al?

One final point: The Qur'an really says that Jesus is God? Would you like to know more?

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