This book highlights the facts that were not known before the turn of the 20th century, and have just started to be understood within the framework of the recently introduced theory of landforms and plate tectonics.
These point only to a single aspect of the miraculous nature of the Qur’an, namely its scientific notions. Among an endless list of evidences that go far beyond the scope of this publication, such explicit, precise and comprehensive scientific statements provide an eloquent testimony to the belief that the Qur’an is the Word of the Creator.
Hence, it is the basic source of Divine guidance to man, at a time when all previous revelations have either been lost or distorted.
About Professor El-Naggar
Prof. Zaghloul El-Naggar is an elected Fellow of the Islamic Academy of Sciences (1988). A member of the Geological Society of London, the Geological Society of Egypt and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Petroleum, London.
A former professor of Earth Sciences at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Prof. Naggar was educated at Wales University in the United Kingdom from where he obtained his PhD in Geology in 1963. Author/co-author of many books and more than 40 research papers in the field of Islamic Thought, Geology, General Science and Education. He has taught at Ain Shams University, Cairo; King Saud University, Riyadh; University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK; Kuwait University and the University of Qatar in Doha. Elected a member of the IAS Council (1994 and 1999), Prof. Naggar is currently working at the Arab Development Institute.