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Origin of Life in Holy Qur’an

Origin of Life in Holy Qur’an

Scientists tell us that, once upon a time, the Earth was extremely hot. Volcanoes were everywhere, spewing out hot molten lava, gases, and water vapor. The gases caused the sky to be very dark and gloomy. Once in a while, shafts of strong sunlight pierced the gloomy skies. They were frequently illuminated by lightning and …

Depression A Social Illness

Depression: A Social Illness?

The manner in which Allah (SWT) originally created us as interdependent social beings greatly contradicts the values and realities of Western social systems which greatly stress independence. Unfortunately, individuals who live in societies that do not have a holistic perspective of life often become alienated. Some are better equipped to cope with this than others; …

Animal models serve as the subjects of choice in some experiments, because, in most cases, the same mechanisms work at the molecular level for humans.

Role of Alcohol in Inducing Cancer

We often see the alcohol industry’s enticing advertisements and the media’s hyperbole telling us: “Wine Is Good for You.” What is frequently overlooked is that it may have some good effects, but its bad effects far outweigh the good. In a response to a query about alcohol, the Qur’an says: [They ask you concerning wine …

Ibn Alnafis, Discoverer of Pulmonary Circulation

Ibn Alnafis, Discoverer of Pulmonary Circulation

Ala-al-Din Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Abi al-Hazm al-Qarshi al-Dimashqi (known as Ibn Al-Nafis) was born in 1213 A.D. in Damascus. He was educated at the Medical College Hospital (Bimaristan Al-Noori) founded by Noor al-Din Al-Zanki. Apart from medicine, Ibn al-Nafis learned jurisprudence, literature and theology. He thus became a renowned expert on the Shafi’i School …

Compost Recycling of Life

Compost, Recycling of Life

“It is Allah who causes the seed grain and the date stone to split and sprout. He causes the living to issue from the dead. And He is the One to cause the dead to issue from the living. That is Allah: then how are you deluded away from the truth?”(Qur’an 6:96). In this physical …

Manifestation of God Through Science All Around Us - About Islam

Manifestation of God Through Science All Around Us

Kurt Gödel was an American logician, mathematician and philosopher of Austrian descent. As one of the iconic logicians in history, alongside Aristotle and Gottlob Frege, Gödel’s work was recognized years after his death in 1978. Was his work attempting to prove the existence of a Supreme Being for the Universe? Gödel’s theories have since been …

Human Cloning

Devilish Human Cloning for Islam?

Human cloning is a topic charged with mortal dread and excited fascination in any setting, be it scientific, religious, political, or social.

Unani Medicine: Islam Accepts Other Cultures - About Islam

Unani Medicine: Islam Accepts Other Cultures

Unani is Arabic for “Ionian,” which means “Greek.” It is a formal medicine that has been practiced for 6,000 years. Also known as “hikmat,” Unani Tibb Medicine was developed by the Greek physician Hippocrates (40 – 370 B.C.) from the medicine and traditions of the ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. When the Mongols invaded Persia and …

Evolution Theory in Light of Islam - About Islam

Evolution Theory in Light of Islam

Allah has His ways of doing things. These are called in the Qur’an the sunnan of Allah. They are described as immutable and eternal. There has been a debate within Islamic theology regarding the issue of natural “laws,” or more precisely, the issue of causality which is a prerequisite for the construction of natural laws. …

Firm Relationship Between Muslims & Scientific Achievements - About Islam

Firm Relationship Between Muslims & Scientific Achievements

Arabic pharmacy (Saydanah)*as a profession and school of thought separate from medicine was recognized by the beginning of the ninth century CE (third century AH). Baghdad, the center of learning at the time, saw a rapid expansion of the number of privately owned pharmacy shops, a trend that quickly spread to the suburbs and other …



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