This short video introduces a lecture series of 23 videos. The stated purpose is to help Muslims come to a deeper understanding of the Qurʾān through science.
The Apostate Prophet in this video blog discusses a clip of a debate between Adnan Jihangir, an ex-Muslim, and Zakir Naik regarding the theory of evolution.
Dr. Rana Dajani discusses evolution in the contemporary Arab world, using a wide variety of Qurʾānic verses to show that there is no necessary conflict.
Mohammed Hijab and Subboor Ahmed discuss biological evolution and whether or not it is true, or as they frame it, “certain”.
Ahmed Zewail, who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1999, discusses the importance of education for world development, including education about biological evolution.
Mohamed Ghilan discusses evolution, doubt, and the interplay of classical religious training with scientific methodologies.
Ilyas Ally and Shabir Ally discuss Christian understandings of creation/evolution as presented in two books.
Mohamed Ghilan discusses terms like “theory” in order to debunk those who try to push the non-acceptance of biological evolution by saying it is “only a theory”.
This segment of “Let the Quran Speak” presents host Aisha Khaja and Shabir Ally trying to unpack what makes biological evolution controversial.
Jim al-Khalili shows how advanced medicine is in Doha, Qatar, and how these relate to the works of three premodern scholars of the Islamic world.
Shabir Ally suggests that biological evolution as presented by Darwin always included the concept of a creator, and discusses some basic concepts of biological evolution.
This short introduction is framed as a discussion between Aisha Khaja, the host, and Dr. Shabir Ally, president of the organization that sponsors the show. The two discuss why they