Main Page

From WikiIslam, the online resource on Islam
Jump to: navigation, search

Welcome to WikiIslam,
the online resource on Islam that anyone can edit.
2,819 articles hosted on WikiIslam

Information on the Qur'an

Science and Miracles

Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad's Wives


Islamic Persecution

Jihad and Terrorism

New Articles

Recently Added


Ex-Muslim Testimonies

Recently Added


General Information

Video | Images | Literature
Humor and Satire

Useful Links
Websites | Ex-Muslims | Jihad Text
Pro-Islamic Content

Geocentrism and the Qur'an


According to the Qur'an, the Sun (and the moon and the five known planets) follow a curved course. This course starts in the east, goes high above the earth and ends after sunset with the Sun resting at night at a hidden place. All this took place around an earth that was spread out and had a firmament built on invisible pillars above it. This was a common belief at the time. Sahih hadiths affirm this geocentric cosmology, and great ancient, and even modern-day, Muslim astronomists agree that the Qur'an is geocentric. In ancient times, many people - but certainly not all - did not know any better than what they seemed to observe everyday: the sun appeared to be going around the earth through our skies. We cannot blame a 7th century Bedouin for not knowing this, but should not the omnipresent, omnipotent, omniscient creator of the universe know better? (read more)

Hub Pages:
Abdullah AzzamAbrogationAdulteryAishaAlcoholAllahAmputationAnimalsAntisemitismApologistsAtheistsBanu QurayzaBeautyBin LadenBook ReviewsCartoonsChildrenConspiraciesContradictions and ErrorsConvertsCorruption of ScriptureCosmologyCreationCritics of IslamDhimmitudeDhul-QarnaynDrinksEmbryologyFake ConversionsFarewell SermonFastingFoodFree SpeechGabriel‎GeniesGenocideGolden AgeHadithHarun YahyaHealthHeavenHellHelp & AdviceHijabHoaxesHonor ViolenceHuman RightsHygieneI. A. IbrahimIbn WarraqImagesIslamic ClericsIslamic TermsJesusJihadistsJizyahLegendsLibraryLinksListsLiteratureLogical FallaciesLyingMahrMarriageMaryMathematical MiraclesMichael H. HartMilkMischiefMisinterpreted VersesMistranslated VersesMoonMoon Split MiracleMosquesMuhammadMuhammad's DeathMuhammad in Other ScripturesMuhammad's RevelationsMuhammad's WivesMusicMuslim BrotherhoodNatural DisastersNazismNewsNon-MuslimsPact of UmarPaganismPareidoliaPersecutionPersecution by CountryPhilosophyPhobiaPolygamyPornographyPrayersPredestinationPublic FiguresPunishmentsQuizzes & GamesQuotationsQur'anRacismRapeRashad KhalifaRefutationsReproductionRevelationsSalafSatanic VersesSexShari'ahShi'itesSlaverySoft DrinksStoningTabari‎TaxesTerrorismTimelinesTop 10 ListsTu QuoqueUnderstanding the Qur'anUrineViolence Against WomenViolence by MuhammadVirginsWebsitesWife BeatingWitchcraftZakir NaikZakatZamzam