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Did the Qur'an predict an expanding universe 1300 years before Edwin Hubble?

There is a verse in the Qur'an that goes: The heavens, We have built them with might. And verily, We are expanding it (51:47) Some Islamic scholars say that this is an indication of the universe ...
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Did Hitler use a verse from the Quran in one of his speeches?

In this book ( سلسلة قادة الحرب - كتاب أدولف هتلر.. الطبعة الاولى - بيروت - صفحة 38 - ترجمة كمال عبدالله. ), the author claims that Hitler quoted a verse from the Quran. Is there any evidence of this? ...
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Does the 'Quran Constant' tie together several aspects of the Quran?

In 2017, a researcher from the Department of Information Systems, Al al-Bayt University, Jordan published a paper titled: A mathematical Phenomenon in the Quran of Earth-Shattering Proportions: A ...
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Does the Quran say in its verse 4:89 that "Those who reject Islam must be killed"? [closed] claims the Quran says in its verse 4:89 that “Those who reject Islam must be killed. If they turn back (from Islam), take hold of them and kill them wherever you find them.” ...
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Do Qur'an verse counts correspond to the moon landing date and take-off time from the surface of moon?

There are claims that not just the event itself, but the time of the first moon landing coincided with a prophecy about the moon in the Qur'an. This page claims a match with the year 1969: One of ...
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Did Saddam Hussein have a Quran written in blood? "The "Blood Qur'an" is a copy of the Islamic holy book, the Qur'an, claimed ...
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Are Muslims allowed to deceive non-Muslims through a practice called Taqiyya?

This is a pretty notable claim. Examples (the sites are, predictably, pretty anti-Islamic to put it mildly, so the language at the links may be harsh to extreme) Taqiyya ("al Taqiyya") is the ...
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Did the Quran predict the speed of light?

It appears to be popular to claim that the Qur'an predicted the speed of light before it was scientifically well understood. Although none of the sources state that outright, that is what they imply. ...
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Did the Qur'an predict the defeat of the Persians at the Battle of Issus?

The Wikipedia page of the Qur'an and Miracles states Some Muslims believe that the Qur'an predicted many events years before they happened. They argue that such prophecies are proof of the ...
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Has the Quran (the recitation) been preserved since Muhammad?

Islamic scholars claim that Quran's preservation is the one of the most miraculous aspects of Quran. In fact, a major reason for muslims to believe in the Quran was the preservation of Quran, which is ...
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Does the Quran advise men to beat their wives if they disobey them? [closed]

I found this post on Reddit in which it is mentioned that the Quran advises men to beat their wives if they do not obey them. This is a quote from the link: Surah 4:34: "Men are in charge of women ...
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Do the key Abrahamic holy books claim that their god is omnipotent, omniscient and omnibenevolent?

The claim that the Abrahamic god is omnipotent, omniscient and omnibenevolent is popular among theologians, practitioners of Abrahamic religions and atheists alike (I am referring to the idea of god, ...
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Do the Mediterranean and Strait of Gilbraltar have scientifically explicable different salinities, flora and fauna?

I am curious about a phenomena (supposedly confirmed by J. Cousteau) that is said, by a Facebook page, to support some quotes in the Quran. They say that some seas do not join and mix with each other ...
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Is there a place in the world where two oceans meet and they don't mix?

This picture is currently being spread virally: Some Muslims were saying that this is mentioned in the Quran where it is said: He has set free the two seas meeting together. There is a barrier ...
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Are there no camels in the Qur'an?

It seems to be an often-repeated saying that "there are no camels in the Koran". But I just repeated this factoid in the presence of a guy from Syria who insisted it's not true and that there is a ...
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