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Islam and Science in Conflict: Describing Reality

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

Common Distortions in the Science vs. Religion Debate

So much of science education, especially when it comes to the place of science in context of religion, is based on caricature and misrepresentation....

Do Islam and Science Ever Conflict? Yes.

Many modern Muslims believe that "science and Islam can never contradict." In other words, nothing in revelation (i.e., the Quran and the teachings of...

The Post Hoc Nature of Evolutionary Explanation

This is a great example of the shoddy, fallacious reasoning that underpins evolutionary science. This article relates how scientists have wondered why sex would...

There is No “Pluralism” in Science

Islam, Pluralism, and Tolerance When it comes to certain fields, there is no such concept as pluralism. In science, for example, it is assumed that...

Objectivity and Religion

Objectivity and Religion One of the most pervasive confusions about religious belief is that it is purely a matter of subjectivity, as opposed to objective...

The Quran is Not a Science Textbook, But…

Misconception 2: “The Quran is not a science textbook.” This is true, of course. The Quran is certainly not a science textbook. But, when some...

Is Darwinism Intuitive?

On Darwinism and Intuitiveness What makes Darwinism, i.e., natural selection, so compelling to so many otherwise educated people is that it seems very intuitive. But...

The Nature of Atheistic Doubt

Why did Allah create humans in such a way as to be liable to doubt? This is something that atheists ask in an aggressive...

Do Science and the Quran Ever Conflict? Yes.

Misconception 1: “Science and the Quran never conflict.” Some Muslims claim that the Quran is 100% “scientifically accurate.” Again, it is easy to understand why...

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