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Did Medieval Islamic Theology Subvert Science?
It is often supposed in Islamic studies that Al-Ghazali demolished the basis for science in the Muslim world by his so-called orthodox attack against rational thinking which nurtured a negative...
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Tolerance or Compatibility? The Search for a Qur'anic Paradigm of Science
In this illuminating analysis, Prof. Ahmad Dallal produces an authoritative study of some episodes of the scientific exegis of the Holy text of Islam, the Qur'an, focusing on the exegesis (tafsir) of...
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Imam Abu Haneefah
Imam Abu Haneefah developed a science of Islamic law through systematic study of textual evidence and...
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The Ottoman Ulema
The word ulema, which is widely used in the Islamic world, is used to refer to community based scholars....
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Ibn Rushd: Harmony of Theological & Philosophical (Scientific) Truth
Ibn Rushd is perhaps the best known Muslim scholar of Cordoba who was instrumental in influencing European...
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Madrasa Education during the Early Ottoman Period
The madrasas of the early Ottoman period can be considered as institutions which continued the established...
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The Development and Decline of Ottoman Madrasas
The development of madrasas was greatly influenced by the impact of a strengthened central state authority...
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Curricula in Ottoman Madrasas
It is possible to provide a basic (though only partial) outline of what was taught at Ottoman madrasas....
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