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Tag: Shaykh Muḥammad ʾAmīn al-Shinqītī

How Should Muslims Validate Scientific Theories?

New inventions have surfaced and claims have been made by contemporary theorists. Thus, the people have divided into two groups: those who hurriedly reject these theories and those who readily accept them. It may be that both groups cite the texts of the Qurʾān and Sunnah (to support their position). Perhaps it is more appropriate to mention firstly that modern-day theories are of two categories: Theories that clearly contradict the Qurʾān. These are rejected without dispute, like the theory that the sun is stationary compared to the statement of Allāh:   وَٱلشَّمْسُ تَجْرِى لِمُسْتَقَرٍّۢ...

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