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Existence of the Creator: Using the World Itself as Evidence to Refute the Agnostics

Imām ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Nāṣir al-Saʿdī (d. 1413 AH) said: A group of agnostics once gathered in front of one of the scholars of Islām—I believe it was Abū Ḥanīfah—they said to him: “What is the evidence of the existence of the Creator?” He replied: “Leave me as my mind is currently busy with a strange matter.” They said: “What is this matter?” He replied: “News has reached me that in the ocean, there is a massive ship laden with amazing treasures whose ingress and egress occurs without anyone physically driving it, or caring for the contents of its hull.” They said to him: “Are you crazy?” He...

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