Nothing in Qur'an should be against reason
He was a revisionist. Reinterpreted Islam to appeal to the Secular intellect. going to write something on his contribution to Secularist thought amongst Muslims here
Maulana Qasim Nanotwi's approach: Aqal ki koi baat Qur'an ke Khilaf na honi Chaihiye
No reasoning should be against the Noble Qur'an.