The Masked Arab, Analysis of Zakir Naik’s claims

Analysis of Zakir Naik’s claims

This video blog from the Masked Arab presents errors he finds in Zakir Naik videos addressing science and the Qurʾān.

25 Dec 2014

Story of Islamic Science, George Saliba and Charles Falco, Doha Qatar, October 2011.

The Story of Islamic Science

This video from a keynote presentation in Qatar in 2011 presents two lectures, one contextualizing the “decline” thesis of Islamic science by George Saliba, and the other, by Charles Falco, discussing the Islamic optical scientist, Ibn al-Haytham.

20 Oct 2013

islamic astronomy, George Saliba, Islamic Civilization and Astronomy

Islamic Civilization and Astronomy

George Saliba sets out to debunk two myths about “Islamic science” — that it only carried forward Greek scientific ideas, and that “modern science” was created sui generis in Europe during the Renaissance.

18 Sep 2012

Scientific Proof for existence of Allah

Scientific Proof for the Existence of Allah

This animated video by “Ask A Muslim” uses scientific ideas to suggest that humans must have been specifically created rather than coming about “by chance”.

14 Dec 2014

relativity of time in quran

The Relativity of Time

This Turkish video clip suggests that part of Einstein’s theory of relativity is presented in three verses of the Qurʾān.

25 Sep 2008

universe galaxies quran hubble NASA

Discover Space/Galaxies to Discover Islam

This videos uses a “Hubble Minute” video, perhaps from 2005, as a base upon which to overlay a Qurʾānic verse and some vague proselytizing material based on the information apparently being in the Qurʾān but unknowable to people of the 7th century.

2 Oct 2008

moon quran Tom Watters

The Moon cracked says NASA and the Quran

This video shows that the Moon is geologically active, as understood through lobate scarps, which demonstrate how the surface of the Moon has changed as it has shrunk. The only Islamic material consists of labels added by the uploader.

29 Jun 2011

extraterrestrials Islam Mirza Tahir Ahmad

Is there life on other planets?

Mirza Tahir Ahmad (1928-2003) answers a question about extraterrestrial life on other planets.

4 Jan 2011

scientific miracles in the quran, Hamza Tzortzis and Imran Hussein

There are no scientific miracles in the Quran, part 2

Hamza Tzortzis and Imran Hussein present their multi-layered, multi-level approach to interpreting scientific miracles in the Qurʾān.

7 Oct 2015

history of islamic science, George Saliba, Hampshire College

Islam and the Transformation of Greek Science

George Saliba uses the mathematical and astronomical information necessary to determine the times for the five daily Muslim prayers (ṣalāt) as just one example of how culture and science interact.

1 May 2011

science Islam, Timothy Winter, Abdal Hakim Murad

Muslim Contributions to Science

Timothy Winters, also known as Abdal Hakim Murad, presents some of the major scientific scholars of the 9th-13 centuries.

25 Jan 2014

George Saliba, Islamic Science & the Making of the European Renaissance, May 2007

Islamic Science & the Making of the European Renaissance

George Saliba discusses the complex ways in which ancient Greek sciences and mathematics were studied and augmented in the Islamicate world, as well as completely new ideas added, and then the whole was utilized by European scientists who thrived during the Renaissance.

1 May 2011