Category: Islam

Is God Omniscient (All Knowing)?

The Abrahamic God is described as omniscient (all knowing) in both Christianity and Islam but there are many verses that seem to contradict this “fact”. First let’s examine the claims of omniscience in the Old and New Testament as well as the Qur’an The claims of God’s Omniscience There are a number of claims of God’s Omniscience. Some of these are quite direct, whilst others are more metaphorical. Some state that God knows more than any human can teach whilst......

The Hamza Tzortzis handbrake u-turn on scientific miracles in quran

The Hamza Tzortiz handbrake u-turn on scientific miracles in quran I was more than shocked having recently read Hamza Tzortiz’s essay stating: Regrettably, the scientific miracles narrative has become an intellectual embarrassment for Muslim apologists, including myself. Full paper can be read by clicking here I take my hat off to his honesty. I respect the effort he actually put into his essay in putting forth the arguments against scientific miracles in quran: There are an array of reasons of why......

Is the Qu’ran perfect?

Amongst the many claims about proof of divinity in Islam, the Qu’ran is held up as one. Many aspects of it are put forward, such as its eloquence, its failure to conform to common literary standards of the time, it’s grammatically perfect, and much more. One of the more ambiguous, and arguably most important, is that it is simply ‘perfect’; that no error can be found in it. How does one objectively measure a standard of perfection in a book......