عنوان مقاله [English]
The issue of the conflict between science and the Holy Qur'an, as a result of the discussion of the conflict between science and religion, is one of the long-standing topics among the issues of experimental sciences. Therefore, written encyclopedias present this topic directly or indirectly. One of the encyclopedias that has directly entered this category is the entry of "Quran and Science" from Oliver Lyman's encyclopedia written by Dr. Mohammad Shamshir Ali. The following article, after a brief introduction to the Encyclopedia by Oliver Lyman and its author, translates the article and then examines the most salient strengths and weaknesses. The method of this research is descriptive-analytical and using library resources. The findings of the research show that the mentioned writing is commendable in terms of trying to recite scientific verses and believing in the incompatibility between new scientific findings and the Qur'an; But it has shortcomings, such as the lack of innovation of the article, exaggeration in the compatibility of the Qur'an and science, lack of reference to Qur'anic and hadith sources, limiting scientific verses to natural sciences, lack of understanding of previous and contemporary Qur'anic scholars, etc.. . is.