Islamic Prophecies: Books published and spread

From WikiIslam, the online resource on Islam
Jump to: navigation, search
Islamic Prophecies
Fingerprints
Pollution
Establishment of Israel
The tribe of Israel will become very haughty
The preservation of Pharaoh's body
Genetic engineering
Roads in mountains
New transport systems
Zoos
Oceans linked
Modern communications systems
The army ant in technology
The use of electricity
Electric light bulbs
Formation of petroleum/gasoline
Atomic energy and fission
Artesian wells
Image transmission
Smell transference
Rapid transfer of things
Women's rights
Books published and spread
Extra-Terrestrial life
Air-Traffic system
The exploration of space
Voyage to the moon
Moon landing
Preservation of the Quran
Islam will prevail
"And when books are spread abroad." (81:10)


The invention of printing press and publication houses and consequently spread of books every where is one of the marvelous prophecies of the Quran made in the dark ages of ignorance and illiteracy.


Rebuttal[edit]

The translation the author of this article is using is, again, a very loose one. Here's Yusuf Ali, Pickthal and Shakir:

Yusuf Ali: When the scrolls are laid open;

Pickthal: And when the pages are laid open,

Shakir: And when the books are spread,

Surah 81 is talking about what is supposed to happen on “Judgment Day”, and this is one of the final events the 'opening of the ledgers of people's deeds' before our judgment by Allah starts. Its nothing to do with publishing and globalization.


Conclusion[edit]

Not a fulfilled prophecy.


External Links[edit]

Muslim websites:


Previous Previous - Women's rights            Extra-Terrestrial life - Next Next