Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and earth, and the alternation
of the night and the day, and the [great] ships which sail
through the sea with that which benefits people, and what Allah
has sent down from the heavens of rain, giving life thereby to the
earth after its lifelessness and dispersing therein every [kind of]
moving creature, and [His] directing of the winds and the clouds
controlled between the heaven and the earth are signs for a people
who use reason
The Quran was revealed to Muhammad who was unlettered;
he could neither read nor write. His people were generally
unlettered as well. Therefore, how can a man bring forth a
Scripture which stunned the most eloquent of people?
Say, If mankind and the jinn were to be gathered in order to produce the like
of this Qur’an, they could not produce the like of it, even if they were to each
The Prophet and many of his companions were destitute, and he would recite to
them verses from the Quran which have mention of scientific facts. Over 1400 years
after the Quran was revealed, modern science is still discovering these very facts
with advanced equipment and technology!
Thomas Carlyle said:
A false man found a religion? Why, a false man cannot
build a brick house! If he does not know and follow
truly the properties of mortar, burnt clay and what else
he works in, it is no house that he makes, but a rubbishheap.
It will not stand for twelve centuries, to lodge a
hundred and eighty million; it will fall straightway.