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Beyond the Stars: Exploring the Cosmos in the Light of the Qur'an

R. A. Sterling

"Beyond the Stars: Exploring the Cosmos in the Light of the Qur'an" invites readers on an enlightening journey through the pages of the holy Qur'an, exploring the timeless verses of Surah Adh-Dhariyat (51:47) and their profound implications for the exploration of the universe. This meticulously crafted book weaves together the divine guidance found in the Qur'an with the awe-inspiring discoveries of space exploration, offering a unique perspective that bridges faith and scientific inquiry.

Delving into the majesty of creation, the book unfolds the significance of Surah Adh-Dhariyat (51:47), where the heavens are described as constructed and expanded by divine strength. Readers are led through a contemplative exploration of this celestial narrative, unveiling the vastness and beauty of the universe as portrayed in the Qur'an. The narrative moves seamlessly from the construction of the heavens to the ethical imperatives guiding human behavior in the exploration of space.

Each chapter unfolds a new dimension of understanding, from the pursuit of scientific knowledge to the ethical responsibilities associated with space exploration. Stewardship of the Earth, unity in diversity, and the imperative for responsible use of space technology are illuminated through the lens of Islamic ethics and teachings. The reader is guided through the Quranic principles that encourage believers to reflect on the signs of God's existence, fostering a holistic approach to knowledge that transcends the boundaries of Earth.

"Beyond the Stars" not only presents a comprehensive exploration of the Quranic verses related to the cosmos but also argues for the compatibility of faith and reason. The book emphasizes the interconnectedness of Islamic teachings with the scientific pursuit of knowledge, urging readers to reflect on the relationship between Surah Adh-Dhariyat (51:47) and the ongoing exploration of the cosmos.

As readers navigate the cosmic realms guided by Quranic wisdom, they are invited to witness the diversity in creation and the ethical imperatives that underscore humanity's role as stewards of the cosmos. The narrative unfolds as a cosmic tapestry, with each chapter contributing to a deeper understanding of the universe as a manifestation of divine artistry.

In the concluding chapters, the book encourages readers to reflect on the transformative power of understanding and appreciating the universe as inspired by Surah Adh-Dhariyat (51:47). It advocates for a holistic approach to knowledge that integrates the spiritual and the scientific, fostering a sense of awe and wonder at the majesty of God's creation.

"Beyond the Stars: Exploring the Cosmos in the Light of the Qur'an" is a captivating exploration that transcends the boundaries of religious and scientific discourse. It beckons believers, scholars, and curious minds alike to embark on a journey beyond our terrestrial abode, guided by the divine verses of the Qur'an, and to discover the cosmic revelations that await beyond the stars.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Feb 22nd, 2024
  • Pages: 26
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.00in - 0.05in - 0.08lb
  • EAN: 9798880484539
  • Categories: Islam - Koran & Sacred Writings