Re: Islam and terrorism, Islam and science

From: Howard J. Van Till (
Date: Wed Oct 31 2001 - 16:39:46 EST

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    >From: "bivalve" <>

    > At an Islamic outreach and apologetics table in London, I picked up a
    > brochure claiming to provide scientific support for Islam. Passages from
    > the Quran were claimed to be remarkably vindicated by modern scientific
    > discoveries, causing amazed scientists to convert. A passage vaguely
    > describing the condition of a developing embryo, with much less precision
    > than might be obtained by examination of premature babies, was cited as
    > supernaturally detailed medical knowledge. Another example claimed that
    > mysterious properties of undersea springs discovered by Cousteau so matched
    > a statement in the Quran that he converted to Islam.

    Hmmm. Religious believers looking to modern science for a vindication of the
    credibility of their Sacred Book. Where have I seen that before?

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