Islam and science: beyond the troubled relationship
Presenter: Ziauddin Sardar
Published: January 2010
Age: 14-19 and upwards
Views: 1004 views
Source/institution: Royal Society
The basic sources of Islam – the Qur’an and the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad – place a great deal of importance on science. So, theoretically, the relationship between Islam and science is both close and very deep. It was this relationship that established science as an integral part of Muslim culture.