It is He who made the sun a shining light and the moon a reflected light and determined for it phases – that you may know the number of years and account [of time]. Allah has not created this except in truth. He details the signs for a people who know.
- The Qur’an describes the sun as a source of light and heat and the moon as a reflection of light. The Qur’an also mentions that the moon has phases, which is scientifically accurate
Reference: Why Does the Moon Shine
Reference: Time and Date – Phases of the Moon
The Quran is considered to be a book of signs or “ayahs” by Muslims. The word “ayah” literally means “a sign” or “a miracle” in Arabic. The Quran is believed to contain many signs or miracles, which can be seen as both literal and metaphorical. These signs are believed to provide evidence of the Quran’s divine origin and to serve as guidance for those who read it. Muslims believe that the Quran contains a variety of signs and miracles, such as the creation of the universe, the formation of the human being, and the stories of the prophets.