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The Mystery of Creation, Destruction,

and Natural Calamities:

an exposition in light of science and the Qur’an

By S.M. Zakir Hussain (Bangladesh)

Part 2.17

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Table of  Contents




Summary of the Book


1. An Introduction to Creation, Destruction and Calamities


1.1. What do the sciences say about natural calamities?


1. 2. Whom God Does not Destroy


1. 3. The Philosophy of Natural Calamities in Light of Science


1. 4. The Causes of Poverty and Famine in Light of Economics


1. 5. The Causes of Natural Calamities in Light of the Qur’an


1. 6. Why We Cannot Learn to Be Wise Even after Losing a Lot


2. The Theory


3. Some Instances of Mass Destruction and their Causes





2. The Theory

Mystery of Creation2.17. Even the creation of the mountains and their survival are linked with the morality of humans, a fact which is not known to the sciences.

2:63. And (remember, O Children of Israel) when We made a covenant with you and caused the mount to rise high up above you, (saying): Hold fast that which We have given you, and remember that which is therein, so that you may ward off (evil).

84: 1. When the heaven is split asunder
84: 2. And attentive to her Lord in fear,
84: 3. And when the earth is spread out
84: 4. And has cast out all that was in her, and is empty
84: 5. And attentive to her Lord in fear!

99: 1. When Earth is shaken with her (final) earthquake
99: 2. And Earth yields up her burdens,
99: 3. And man says: What ails her?
99: 4. That day she will relate her chronicles,

99: 5. Because thy Lord inspires her.

  Continued ...


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Secret Knowledge of the Qur'an