Miraculous Logic in the Qur’an
Evidence of God's Power (Part Three)
By Prof. Dr. Eng. Salama AbdelHady
Head of Energy Department, Aswan University
The religion of Islam, as the last religion to the earth, depends mainly on the logical motivation as an approach to believe in all of its pillars. The first word that was revealed to Mohamed through the Angel Gabriel, the God's messenger to Mohamed was:
YUSUFALI: O mankind! verily there hath come to you a convincing proof from your Lord: For We have sent unto you a light (that is) manifest.
PICKTHAL: O mankind! Now hath a proof from your Lord come unto you, and We have sent down unto you a clear light;
SHAKIR: O people! surely there has come to you manifest proof from your Lord and We have sent to you clear light
The convincing approach, which is pointed in the previous verse, is realized through logical questions whose logical answers lead to the core of the Islamic Belief, the God's Oneness and His Holy Attributes as the Power, Science, Knowledge, Mercy, etc. As an example we may consider in this article to the following verses in one of the Suras of Quran which indicates His Power:
YUSUFALI: Do they not look at the Camels, how they are made?-
PICKTHAL: Will they not regard the camels, how they are created?
SHAKIR: Will they not then consider the camels, how they are created?
The translation identified the Questions. Now, we will try by using our human abilities and gifted logic to find the logical answers of these questions. If do that, we will state the core of Islam according to a straight human logic.
Surely, if any scientist has a look onto the camel and its family, camelids, he shall recognize directly its creation is not a matter of chance or by natural selection as any mad man may claim. It is surely created to a specific job by all the means that may qualify it to such job. It is not the matter of hot whether or cold one as the camelids, as llama, alpaca, guanaco, and vicuna belongs to the same genetic map of 74 chromosomes and fulfill the same job of replacing the wheel for long time in desert or on ice lands and severe conditions. All of them have unusual storage systems, unusual immune systems, unusual blood cells, unusual skin, unusual nostrils, skeleton, stomach, kidneys, hair, intestine, mouth, and unusual abilities to withstand abrupt changes in dryness, water content, and atmospheric temperature. If the theory of evolution is correct, then why such features are not found in any mammal that precedes or follows the camels in the Darwin's magic chain of natural. The answer is the failure of such illogic chain.
The camels were the only means of transportation through deserts and on ice lands up to the nineteenth century and they are still representing one of the fundamental means in most of the desert or ice regions, They have unusual systems that are necessary to perform special functions as living without any food or water for more than three months and to have miraculous abilities that distinguish them from all the other creatures. Such camels have special ability to withstand changes in body temperature and water content that would kill all other animals in their chain of evolutionism. Who arrange simultaneously such peculiar creation of special skin, nostrils, kidneys, intestine, sturdy mouth, long eyelashes and ear hairs together with sealable nostrils to form a barrier against sand, special gait and widened feet to help them move without sinking into the sand, special coat that reflects sunlight, long legs to keep its body far from hot sand or ice lands, etc. Surely, there is One Great Creator who gifted such genius nature that gains all these peculiarities simultaneously without any staging procedure. One Creator only gifted all the Came like creatures that have the same number of Chromosomes, the same special features, same humps, same feeding system, same obedience to the humans and the same functions to them, the same blood and similar skin, kidneys, stomach, meat, milk, manure, etc. If the evolution mechanism is natural we should find the llama, alpaca, guanaco, and vicuña which is found in the ice lands of the north are different from the camels found in the hot lands of the south. But if all have 74 chromosomes, this should indicates the Oneness of the Creator of all these Came like Creatures. His Wisdom gifted to the humans such Creature to help Him.
Logically, if any human looks at such sky which is erected in a perfectly managed and sustained profile should think of One God who gives such perfectness and sustainability to it. The components of the seen sky are the earth, the moon, the sun and the stars. Looking at the earth we find it is kept in perfect order to be revolving around its axis once every 24 hours around an oblique axis that has a constant angle of 23.5 degrees with its plane of rotation around the sun. By logic, the earth has an irregular shape, so how it is adjusted so finely to such timing and such angle. Can you imagine if any retardation happens to the earth’s motion or its inclination; all the people will die for any minimum resulting changes in such conditions in catastrophic moments. Looking at the sun where it radiates its energy through a highly controlled nuclear fusion. If its rate of radiation changes by any small amount, the life on the earth will end in a moment. The moon looks like performing a dancing motion all the time with the earth and both are making an elliptical cycles around the sun. The lunar month is 29.33 days that represents a complete circle of the moon around the earth and the solar year that represents a complete circle of both, the earth and the moon is 365.25 days. Who adjusted such timely cycles and dances? What is the Nature’s intelligence that can do that by logic, mathematically and mechanically? Do you imagine what may happen to our life if the earth goes closer to the sun and the moon is some what larger than the earth? The life will be vanished mathematically and naturally. Then, if we look at the stars; they are far from us at distances of thousands of million of light-years. Can any one imagine such distances? Can these stars be kept in their positions without the Will of God? If any star of them approaches our planet, the life will be destroyed on this planet. Such seen stars have sizes that exceed million times the size of our sun.
So, we cannot find a logical answer to this question other than there is One God who creates and controls every thing by His Power and Will.
Surely, our earth-crust is specially designed to carry these loads of mountains and buildings by the Will of Great God. Looking at other planets of the solar system, the soil there is spongy and it is impossible to accommodate our life there. The earth's crust is protected against the impacts of the niazek that destroys the surface of other solar planets by the Will of great God. Looking at such creation we should submit ourselves to the obedience of this God.
Looking at the earth; how its surface is determined by a specified level of water in all seas, oceans and shores of all continents and is kept constant for thousands of years. Our sciences are so limited to grasp those secrets and determinations. Fairly, we should pray to the Creator and Sustainer of the earth, the seas, the mountains, the levels, the surfaces, etc. We should pray for His Greatness, Wisdom, Knowledge, Sciences, Power, Intelligence, Mercy and His Book that Remind us by His Existence and our duty to Him.
Our duty is mentioned in this verse assigns: Remember Him in All our times. He sent this Quran to Remember Him and to fulfill His Orders as mentioned in the Quran and is summarized in the objective of our creation: Love Him and remember that you will meet him in the Day Of Resurrection to prove that your life was in Love to Him.