Top Saudi Cleric says true Muslims must believe the Sun revolves around the Earth
The Middle Ages happened a long time ago, yet top Saudi scholar affirms that the Sun revolves around the Earth after all. Western science has been left in tatters
In a revelation that has left scientific research across the world in tatters, a top Saudi scholar and cleric has affirmed that the thinking of the Middle Ages was right after all: the Sun does in fact revolve around the Earth.
The startling discovery was announced in January on Saudi Arabia's Channel 1 TV and was related to the world by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).
Saudi cleric and member of the Saudi Council of Senior Scholars, Saleh Al-Fawzan, was given a platform as follows:
Moderator: "And Allah says in a Koranic verse: 'And the Sun runs towards its stopping point. That is the determination of the All-Powerful, the All-Knowing.'
"Does the Sun revolve around the Earth?"
Switching to guest, Saleh Al-Fawzan: "There's no doubt about it. The Koran says: 'The Sun runs....' Nevertheless, they say that the Sun stands in place and the Earth moves. This contradicts the Koran. Ignoring the Koran and adopting modern theories is not something a Muslim can do. A Muslim must follow the Koran."
Well that's that then. The Sun does in fact revolve around the Earth.
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