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Holy Qur'an, Book of Scientific Information

Reader comment on item: What Jewish Ties to Jerusalem?
in response to reader comment: Honourable Tariq's Explanation Too Complicated for Infidel to Understand

Submitted by Infidel (Canada), Aug 6, 2006 at 11:36

Thank you Tariq for responding to my comments and demonstrating to me the incredible scientific content within the Holy Qur'an which, regrettably us Infidels can't now, and perhaps never will be able to understand. As an example, Aya 18:86 states the following: "Until when he reached the setting of the sun, he found it to set in a miry fount; and hard by he found a people". I erroneously thought that Muhammad(PBUH) meant that the sun set in a muddle puddle. MY MISTAKE!

Upon reading your response to me, I studied Aya 18:86 and here is what I learned from the information really contained in that Aya. Aya 18:86 means that: the earth is a globe with a radius of 7,928 miles, that it circles the sun, traveling a distance of 587,483,260 miles, that it takes 365.25 days to circle the sun, and that it travels at a speed of 18.6 miles per second.

And I concede that the Bible does not contain similar scientific information. No doubt as we learn more about our universe, we will find that all information is actually contained in the Holy Qur'an. The only dilemma is that Infidels will never understand the true content of the Holy Qur'an and will always rely on Muslims to translate information for us.


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