Science in Islamic philosophy

Zarah Hussain

Islam attempts to synthesize reason and revelation, knowledge and values, in its approach to the study of nature. Knowledge acquired through rational human efforts and…

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Why Muslims should not fear science

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A new trend has developed and grown fast in the Arab world: People rejecting basic scientific knowledge on the grounds that it comes from the…

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The Interplay of Science and Theology in the 14th-century Kalam by Ahmad Dallal

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Modern studies in the history of science show that productive, original scientific research persisted into the sixteenth century A.D. in the Islamic World. Yet, histories…

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Islamic Theological Views on Darwinian Evolution

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The various positions that Muslim scholars have adopted vis-à-vis Darwin’s theory of evolution since its inception in 1859 are here reviewed with an eye on the theological arguments…

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How Being a Muslim Female Scientist Helped Me to Do Better Science


Most articles about the relationship between Islam, women, and science tend to have a negative ring. As we know, the media thrive on notoriety and…

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Call for Papers – Muslim-Christian Workshop on Philosophy-Theology-Science


July 9-14, 2017, The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies, Amman, Jordan

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Islam & Science Reports


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Science and Religion by Bruno Abd-al-Haqq Guiderdoni

Bruno Abd-al-Haqq Guiderdoni

Why Setting New Foundations for the Dialogue Should Matter for Muslims

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Islamic Astronomy by Owen Gingerich

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Historians who track the development of astronomy from antiquity to the Renaissance sometimes refer to the time from the eighth through the 14th centuries as…

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Toward a New Islamic Golden Age

Nidhal Guessoum Task Force

The Muslim world’s past contributions to science and education were extraordinary. The Islamic “golden age” – during which scholarship and learning flourished across the Muslim…

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Why I teach evolution to Muslim students

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Encouraging students to challenge ideas is crucial to fostering a generation of Muslim scientists who are free thinkers, says Rana Dajani.

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How to take Islam back to reason


Science and Islam are intimately linked. This sounds odd. First, because we normally think of religion as harmfully hostile to science. Wasn’t there a long…

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