Islam and Science

Islam is the religion favored by ALLAH swt and it is the religion of all the prophets and pious people. Unlike other religions, It is the progressive religion and the modern in many aspects. There are religions that still argue over many scientifically proven facts and call them absurd.

For example, Christians believed that earth was stationary and it could not move around sun, and even the churches killed those people who ever dared to think other then the bible. Even till 1992, catholic churches were dead sure that earth was stationary, and including Christians, there were almost all ancient religions that believed that earth was flat, not round.

Similarly, in 2010, it was finally admitted by the catholic churches that earth is not the center of earth. This is how pessimistic and illogical other religions are.

Islam is neither a pessimist nor an illogical system of mere beliefs. But everything that is ever presented before muslims by ALLAH and HIS Messenger s.a.w.w was based on sound grounds so that there could not leave any doubt on our minds regarding the logical background of what we are told to do.

The definition of science is to prove the theories with logic, and if earth is round or sphere, how is human created, what is the dominant element in our creation, was the birth of universe a bang event, and many other events and areas of knowledge that were either philosophy or branches of meta physics or logic, ALLAH swt has given us the knowledge of everything that we should know in order to satisfy our thirst of knowledge.

Al-Quran: 41:011
“Then HE turned to the heaven, while it was something like smoke, and said to it and to the earth; `Come ye both of you in obedience, willingly or unwillingly.' They said, `We come willingly.'”
 This holy verse reveals what science discovered in 19th century, the theory of big bang.
How is the universe working, ALLAH swt has also told us that in Quran.

Al-Quran 21:33
“It is He Who created the Night and the Day, and the sun and the moon: All (the celestial bodies) swim along, each in its rounded course.”
Today, we know from the most modern researches that every object in the universe is moving towards an unknown point, and all objects move, nothing is stationary it is as if they have been set to move and rotate through an all controlling mechanism. The mechanism is nothing but the Glorious ALLAH swt.

The modern science was able to know the shape of the earth after long way of research, while it was first believed that earth is round, but it was later proved that earth is a sphere not round. This is what ALLAH swt has told us in Quran.

Al-Qur’an 79:30
“And the earth, moreover, hath He made egg shaped.”
These are few examples what we have seen in Quran, there are many other information that science is now discovering but we have been told them 1400 plus years ago.

Due to the progressive and open nature of Islam, muslim world has produced many scholar and scientists like bu ali sina, Archimedes, al-beruni, ibne haisham etc.

There are many weblinks and historical work done to explore the contribution of muslims and islam in the field of science. It was only islam that encouraged its followers to explore the world. ALLAH swt taught HIS men the knowledge which HE never taught any other creature. Mostly, we see the trend of excluding GOD from science. The modern researchers and scientists, who are mostly atheists, do not like the talk of GOD.  We believe, when we exclude ALLAH, nothing is left.

For such people ALLAH swt says: 53:028
“About this they definitely have no knowledge. They merely go by their assumptions, but when it comes to (the search for) the truth, the assumptions do not help a bit.”
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