The Translation and Critique of Article "Qur’an and Science” in the: Qur'an; An Encyclopedia by Oliver Leaman PDF Print E-mail

The Translation and Critique of Article "Qur’an and Science” in the: Qur'an; An Encyclopedia by Oliver Leaman

Murtiza Nasrullahi[1]

Abstract

The article of "Qur’an and science" written by M. Shamshir Ali tries to explain the standpoint of the holy Qur’an in regard to experimental sciences. The writer in order to respond the quest of "whether there exist any contradiction between the holy Qur’an and sciences?" draws the conclusion that scientific quest and investigation is verifiable from the holy Qur’an's perspective. In the following he propounds the root of non-contradiction between the holy Qur’an and experimental sciences which is truthfulness of the holy Qur’an and the points it contain. The writer elucidates implicitly that the holy Qur’an has not been distorted. Then he explain the scientific rules and principles the holy Qur’an points such as that all the creatures are useful and that there exists the principle of suitability. Finally he attracts the attention of all to the holy Qur’an for advancement of experimental sciences.

 

Keywords: Qur’an and Science, Experimental Sciences, Contradiction


[1]. Ph.D. Candidate of Qur’an and Islamic Texts, Ma‘arif University

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