Is there fanaticism in Islam?

In a conversation, Professor Fuat Sezgin who is a researcher on the history of the Islamic Sciences said that “if Islam would not respect the science, scientific developments would be very limited and in effective and the amazing jump of the Islamic world would not appear.”[1] On the other hand there are many people who argue that religious fanaticism has made us backward. A progressive life in this century is possible only after abandoning it. This is how Europe developed and progressed. First, fanaticism is defined as violent and unreasoning…

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