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Zoe Kushlefsky: The Ink of Scholars: Muslim Society as the Catalyst of the European Renaissance

Zoe Kushlefsky: The Ink of Scholars: Muslim Society as the Catalyst of the European Renaissance

The Ink of Scholars Muslim Society as the Catalyst of the European Renaissance   By Zoë Kushlefsky     “The search after knowledge is obligatory for every Muslim.” “The ink of the scholars is worth more than the blood of the martyrs.”[1] These are just two of the innumerable maxims within the tradition of Islam(…)

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Leo Hochberg: Islam and the Progression of Science

Leo Hochberg: Islam and the Progression of Science

Islam and the Progression of Science “The importance of this ‘Muslim’ or ‘Arab’ science to the general progress of culture is beyond question, and much evidence of it can be adduced,” (Holt, 742). A great number of scholars can attest that much of the foundation for modern science, be it optics, astronomy, medicine, mathematics, literature, physics,(…)

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