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Qur'an antedates Newton
By:Khadija Husain, Australia
Date: Thursday, 29 August 2019, 7:26 pm

In 1726, Newton shared the apple anecdote with William Stukeley, who included it in a biography, “Memoirs of Sir Isaac Newton’s Life,” published in 1752. According to Stukeley, “After dinner, the weather being warm, we went into the garden, & drank thea under the shade of some apple trees… he told me, he was just in the same situation, as when formerly, the notion of gravitation came into his mind…. occasion’d by the fall of an apple, as he sat in a contemplative mood.”

In the seventh century Arabia, where very few people could read and write, the All-Knowing God revealed in the holy Quran:

Allah is He who raised up the heavens without any pillars that you can see. Then He settled Himself on the Throne and constrained the sun and the moon to serve you; each planet pursues its orbital course during a specific time. He regulates it all and expounds the Signs, that you may have firm belief in the meeting with your Lord in the hereafter. (Al Quran 13:2/3)

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Qur'an antedates Newton
Khadija Husain, Australia -- Thursday, 29 August 2019, 7:26 pm
Re: Qur'an antedates Newton
Mushtaq ALi, Chicago -- Sunday, 1 September 2019, 6:03 am