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in response to reader comment: The Qur'an is an edited book and my evidence? Q17:23 and the flat earth in the Qur'an read and laugh

Submitted by Nasr (Malaysia), Feb 18, 2015 at 08:36

[[Our dear Nasr does not seem to be aware that a Saudi Sheikh is telling us that the sun orbits earth. Oh you do not believe me here is the article


What a disaster and he is not wrong because this is what the Qur'an says that the earth is stationary and the sun runs in an orbit around earth

Now go and tell him that he is wrong]]

Well, that is the opinions the Saudi Sheikh from 50-60 years ago whom you quote, whom was using a source from 11th century. But you dont see the opinion being the same now as the movement of Sun has been made clear.

Turkey change their solar system from geocentric to heliocentric and there is no issue since the Quran and hadith did not say specifically about appointed course of Sun by Creator in specific. No trial made by scholars for transition of solar system made. As in Islam there is no such thing as Holy Spirit teaching scientific facts towards scholars

And so the same applies to Saudi Arabia after the prince of Saudi went to space. The sheikh no longer deny دوران الارض or


[[Was Hinduism and was Buddhism the religions of your ancestors part of these "covenants"? And if not then how come your Allah has no clue about neither Hinduism nor Buddhism?]]

Any religion that worship the Creator came from the same root that is to worship unique and one singular Creator. However innovations have taken place and you see them making partners or equals to Creator.

[[They do not count right? This means that Allah is only a Semitic deity and he has no clue about India or Malaysia right? Thank you for proving my point]]

Thats is why you need to study Israelite scripture. The Creator says the semitic Arab will proclaim His religion for all mankind. In the past covenants were given to regions as Islam is for whole globe.

[[Really? so your Allah is the ethnic God of the Jews? Says who?]]

Not just Jews, God of Abraham, Noah, Adam *father of all races). The same one unique God.

[[You did not answer my question so let me ask you again: How come your Allah is silent about your Hindu ancestors? And why was the Qur'an not revealed in let us say Urdu? Well if it was revealed in Urdu then Arabs would have to learn Urdu right? so why was it not revealed in Urdu? why do you regard your ancestors and your mother tongue as inferior to the Arabs and their language?]]

It has been answered as covenant for mankind sent by Creator will be in new song, new language that is Arab. Ths has been decreed.

[[Well if we read al-Qurtubi's tafseer it says that the word قضى is really a mistake as per no other than Ibn Abbas and in his Mushaf the word قضى is ووصى and very different word then al-Qurtubi that it is due to the fact that it was misread as قضى oh you do not believe me? Here is al-Qurtubi explaining this disaster]]

Tafseers is talking about variant readings of Quran. Do you not know? If they write their opinion of other word being used. How is it edited/corrupted?

[[How come you did not know that? Let me guess because you cannot read the Arabic right? and here is the article from his web site


That is the opinions the Saudi Sheikh from 50-60 years did he correct it? Read http://www.binbaz.org.sa/mat/18030

[[But here is the real disaster and this is from Bin Baz's web site and it is about an article that was published by Ahamd Baha' el-Din in the Egyptian newspaper al-Musawar that Bin Baz issued a fatwa of takfir for anyone who says that the earth is not flat and that the sun does not orbit earth and here is Bin Baz's response to this disaster


And here is a video by Bin Baz where he does not say that the earth is like a ball he only says that this Ibn al-Qayyim says it is like a ball but he does not provide reference which means that he is either a liar or he is making things up then he ends the video by saying but the earth must be flat! What a disaster https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXFObsF2K_U]]

That is the opinions the Saudi Sheikh from 50-60 years did he correct it? Read http://www.binbaz.org.sa/mat/18030

[[Let me help you again the correct word in Arabic has an alif following the letter hah your Allah could not even spell a perfect Arabic word]]

Look closely. quran.com/79/30 Can you not see? Thats why you need to understand recitation and tajweed

[[Big time issue because adding an alif CHANGES THE MEANING OF THE WORD and the word Maaliki means the owner of and the word Maliki means the King of so is it Maalki or is it Malki and it cannot be both

How come you did not know that?]]

And so you shall check http://quran.com/1/4 as been post before. There is an aleph. Learn tajweed

[[Wrong again if the Qur'an was indeed memorized then we would have had either Maalki as you will find in the Cairo Qur'an or Maliki as you will find in the Tunisian Qur'an

The bogus claim that the Qur'an was memorized is a bogus claim]]

That is why you have tajweed set of rules for proper pronunciation and recital. Do you not know?

[[And al-Qayyim is not one of them]]

How are you certain? 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.

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


[[I will leave this to the readers to judge you and leave islam and be free from all of this nonsense

What a disaster the author of the Qur'an says that the earth is flat and fools believe it]]

The Quran never says it is flat. Thats why you have scholars in 12th century saying earth is spherical. While if some say earth is flat. That is due to the philosophy of that period.

It is for the readers to judge shall your points be taken seriously or not. As most of them are merely toying with arab words.


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