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A Simple Guide to  Islam's Contribution to Science and Civilization
A Simple Guide to Islam's Contribution to Science and Civilization

A Simple Guide to Islam's Contribution to Science and Civilization

by Abdul Karim

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Language

English

Publisher

Goodword Books

ISBN

8187570458 - Year: 2001 - Pages: 68

Binding

Paperback

Abdul Karim
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Author: Abdul Karim
Publisher: Goodword Books
Year: 2001
Language: English
Pages: 68
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187570458

Description

It is now being realized that modern science owes its origin to Islam. This work seeks to prove that Islam, far from retarding the progress of science, the chief factor of civilization, immensely furthered its cause.

One of the most potent sources of Hindu-Moslem conflict in India is our scant knowledge of each other. We live side by side and yet very often our worlds are entirely different. Such mental aloofness has done immense mischief in the past and forebodes an evil future. It is only through a sympathetic understanding of each other’s culture and social customs and conventions that we can create and atmosphere of peace and goodwill.

History bears incontestable testimony to the fact that Islam gave unprecedented impetus to the intellectual development of the human race and that the early Muslims held high the torch of light and learning at a time when the whole world was immersed in ignorance and barbarity. The impression prevalent in Europe that Islam is an unprogressive religion, antagonistic to science and civilization, is absolutely incorrect.

Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Islam Furthered the Cause of Science

Muslims Laid The Foundation of Physical Science

The Subservience of Natural Elements to Man
Nature’s Exploration is god’s Glorification
Islam Made Reason the Test of Faith
Islam Made Education Compulsory for All
Persecution of Scientists in the West

Western Civilization is the Direct Offspring of Arab Civilization in Spain

Intellectual Achievement of Early Muslims

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