Category: External Errors
Is it wisdom or folly? Has the Qur'an committed an anachronism or does it reflect comprehensive understanding?
In one of his recent articles, Sam Shamoun contends that because the Qur'an cites the response of the Israelites to Yahweh's covenant as "We hear and we disobey" (2:93; 4:46) whereas the Bible quotes the same as "We will do everything the LORD has said; we will obey" (Exodus 24:7) and "We will serve the…
Basically, the gist of the missionary claim is: Why does the Qur'an say that ants talk (27:18-19)? Everyone knows that ants communicate by chemicals detected by scent and never sound! Is this not a scientific error in the Qur'an? This style of argument is quite sophomoric in that it is entirely based on someone who…