Islamic miracle 8 : Mountains & Earthquakes

For many decades, atheists have claimed that the Quran makes a clear scientific mistake when it discusses mountains and earthquakes: “…He has placed in the earth firm mountains (rawāsiya) that it may not quake with you…” Holy Quran (31:11) Critics alleged that the production of mountains occur at areas where earthquake activity is increased. Therefore, they argued, the verse is wrong. […]

Islamic miracle 7 : What Lies Beneath Mountains

Mountains are among the grandest features of Earth’s landscapes. What lies beneath their surface has been an impenetrable mystery until the invention of modern technology. The Quran however gave us guidance on this over a millennium ago: “Have We not made the earth a bed, And the mountains as pegs?” Holy Qur’an 78:7-8 Here mountains, Al-Jibāl, are described as pegs. The word awtādan means […]