The Onslaught of Misguidance: Philosophy and Science

In order to understand how materialism spread through the world, we need to understand the intellectual transformation that Europe has undergone in the past few hundred years. Though the Muslim world has been substantially affected by this way of thinking, the remedy is at hand. The subject of this article is a momentous issue that affects all Muslims very deeply, and that has played a large part in causing the decline of Muslim civilisation, the weakness of Muslim peoples, and the political and intellectual fragmentation and disunity of the Muslim…

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How did Europe achieve the Union?

The European countries have succeeded to establish a union after long centuries of religious and political clashes with each other. Though they are not totally free of problems, currently they have a political union which functions mostly worry-free. This is because that the European countries reached almost a common and similar level and ground in politics, economy, science and technology and world view that they nearly abolished all kind of borders between themselves and they adopted a good way of living together. Particularly in the middle ages, what was the…

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The Great Master of Modern Science

Interview with Dr. Salah Eddin Al Djazairi Dr. Salah Eddin Al Djazairi has lectured and researched at the University of Constantine (Algeria) for more than ten years. He also tutored at the Department of Geography of the University of Manchester. More recently, he has worked as a research assistant at UMIST (Manchester) in the field of history of science. Dr Salah has published many academic works. Publications in scientific journals include papers on environmental degradation, and desertification, as well as papers on politics and change in North Africa, and problems…

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Science and Islam

1. Introduction Most learned people regard science as a reliable way of obtaining knowledge about the world and life because science requires healthy questioning and testing of ideas. Yet many regard religion as faith without evidence and reasoning or as mere traditional practice. This is the opinion of many learned people, particularly those influenced by western culture. In this article, we –as Muslim scientists, will try to show that while the above assertion about science is partially true, the assertion about religion is short sided and unscholarly, especially when the…

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Lost And Found – Science In Islam

“History shows that the Muslims increased in civilization and progressed in relation to the strength of the truths of Islam; that is, to the degree that they acted in accordance with that strength. And history also shows that they fell into savagery and decline, and disaster and defeat amidst utter confusion to the degree of their weakness in adhering to the truths of Islam.” Bediuzzaman The hidden history of science, the gap between Greeks&Roman and modern times, has been revealed in an exhibition shown at the Museum of Science in…

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Are Science and Technology Compatible With the Qur’an?

Are there any examples in the Qur’an concerning modern science and technology? Are modern science and technology compatible with the Glorious Qur’an ? Besides Qur’an’s being a worship book, it also sheds light on the whole scientific and technological developments. All the branches of science take place as seeds in the Qur’an ; from the bottoms of the ocean to the depths of space, from the creation of the universe to the latest inventions, from the embryo in the mother’s womb to the lives of the bees, from the hardest…

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Islamization of the Science

The light of the conscience is the true religious sciences. The light of the mind is the contemporary sciences. With the unity of the two, the reality reveals. With these two wings, the endeavor of a student flies high. When they are apart, fanaticism is born from the former; suspicion and deception are born from the latter. THESIS ON ISLAMIZATION OF THE SCIENCE A group of Muslim scientists led by Palestinian Professor Ismail Faruki who assassinated by Zionists in 1986 and Iranian Professor Seyed Hussein Nasr, have been in an…

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Evidences show the truth

One day, a French guy who studies in a German university came alongside us. We had the following conversation. Mind and science must be stayed away from religion; otherwise, mind and science would cause a person being removed out of the religion. Because the mind always asks and the science approaches everything with doubt; and questions and suspicion could remove the one’s faith out, he said.

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