posted by shahizah .
In the Quran the sky is referred to as-sama’,as-samawat & as-sama ad-dunya.
a.What is the best definition of the three terms mentioned that is given by mufassirs
b.What is their relationship between each other?
c.What would each of the term refer to, in our present scientific understanding of the Universe?
d.Also in 3:133 it is mentioned that the heaven is as big as as-samawatu wal ardh whereas in 57:21 it as-sama i wal ardh .Why the difference?
e.what is meant by "baina samawati wal ardh"-what is between heavens and earth?