The Amazing Quran - World Of Islam Portal

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The Amazing Quran - World Of Islam Portal

www.islamhouse.comOrigin of the Universe and LifeAn interesting characteristic of the Quran is how it dealswith surprising phenomena which relate not only to the pastbut to modern times as well. In essence, the Quran is not andold problem. It is still a problem even today ‐ a problem to thenon‐Muslims that is. For everyday, every week, every yearbrings more and more evidence that the Quran is a force tobe contended with ‐ that its authenticity is no longer to bechallenged! For example, one verse in the Quran (Surahal‐Anbiya 21:30) reads:“Do not the unbelievers see that the heavens andthe earth were joined together, then We clove themasunder, and made from water every living thing?Will they not then believe?”Ironically, this very information is exactly what theyawarded the 1973 Noble Prize for ‐ to a couple ofunbelievers.The Quran reveals the origin of the universe ‐ how itbegan from one piece ‐ and mankind continues to verifythis revelation, even up to now. Additionally, the fact thatall life originated from water would not have been aneasy thing to convince people of fourteen centuries ago.Indeed, if 1400 years ago you had stood in the desert andtold someone, “All of this, you see (pointing to yourself), ismade up of mostly water,” no one would have believed44

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