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How To Understand Science & The Qur’an


In this short video, Hamza Tzortzis discusses ‘The Multilayered and Multileveled Approach‘ to understanding the timeless nature of the Qur’an. He also examines the viral videos published by ‘There Is No Clash’.

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The Multilayered and Multileveled Approach cover three main areas:

1. Levels of Human Understanding:
The Qur’an addresses various levels of intellect, at various times, and has a whole host of meanings for a particular word that it uses to describe the natural world.

2. Word flexibility:
These words can relate to past and present understanding of the natural world, and they can relate to non-scientific meanings too, such as spiritual and moral insights.

3. Engagement with Various Audiences:
Many of the statements in the Qur’an concerning nature and science agree with various levels of understanding and have a range of meanings. It has the ability to engage with various audiences, whether the 7th century or the 21st century and yet remain valid and agreeable with established reality. This should surely make one think about who authored this book.

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This was delivered at our six-day specialist dawah training course for imams and leaders from across Europe.

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