Category Archives: Quran Contradictions

Quran Contradictions #9: Did Allah Create the Heavens or Earth First?

In this rather silly contradiction in the Quran there seems to be a lot of confusion about what came first, the earth or the heavens. In the second and forty-first books of the Quran it’s explicitly claimed that Allah created … Continue reading

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Quran Contradiction #8: Will Jews and Christians go to hell?

It’s very, very unlikely that hell exists. But if it does, can we rely on the Quran to figure out who’s going there and who isn’t? Well, no, we can’t. In verse 3:85 the Quran tells us that everyone who follows any … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #7: How long did it take Allah to create the heavens and the earth?

The Judeo-Christian bible tells us that god (AKA Allah) created the heavens and the earth in six days and rested on the seventh. In the Quran we can find a verse that supports this claim. On the other hand, the … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #6: What should we do with non-believers?

When Muhammad invented his new religion he had to contend with a lot of different religions — like Judaism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, and even many people with no religion at all. So what do we do with all of these people … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #5: Is slavery ok?

The Christian bible makes no qualms about slavery. It condones it at every twist and turn, even condoning returning runaway slaves to their brutal masters. But the Quran is a little less certain about the morality of slavery. In Surat … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #4: Is alcohol ok?

When I lived in Beirut I was surrounded by booze. From the nightclubs in Gemmayze to the pubs in Hamra, alcohol was a part of a balanced breakfast (quite literally). Although not technically legal to drink on the streets, the … Continue reading

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Quran Contradictions #3: Could Allah have a son?

Christians believe that Jesus Christ was the son of god (Allah). Islam follows from both Judaism and Christianity, building upon them, absorbing Jesus into the Quran, but not his divinity. So when the question comes up — did Allah have a son? … Continue reading

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