Re: THE EXPANSION OF THE UNIVERSE IN THE QURAN 1400 YEARS AGO
- These are spams, he is spamming GnosticThought club as well.
--- In gnosticism2@y..., lady_caritas <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> Domiati, I am curious. How do your posts relate to Gnosticism, the
> focus of this group?
> --- In gnosticism2@y..., "private" <domiati@y...> wrote:
> > The expansion of the Universe is the most imposing discovery of
> > modern science. Today it is a firmly established
> > concept and the only debate centres around the way this is taking
> > place. It was first suggested by the general theory of relativity
> > is backed up by physics in the examination of the galactic
> > the regular movement towards the red section of their spectrum may
> > explained by the distancing of one galaxy from another.
> > Thus the size of the Universe is probably constantly increasing and
> > this increase will become bigger the further away the galaxies are
> > from us. The speeds at which these celestial bodies are moving may,
> > in the course of this perpetual expansion, go from fractions of
> > speed of light to speeds faster than this.
> > The following verse of the Qur'an (sura 51, verse 47) where God is
> > speaking,
> > "The heaven, We have built it with power. Verily. We are expanding
> > it."
> > 'Heaven' is the translation of the word sama' and this is exactly
> > extra-terrestrial world that is meant.
> > 'We are expanding it' is the translation of the plural present
> > participle musi'una of the verb ausa'a meaning 'to make wider, more
> > spacious, to extend, to expand'.