Book Information for Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam

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Recommendation Information

RecommendationKnowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam

Lecture where book was Recommended

Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call

Quotes Made at this Event

QuoteQuote Author
it`s really a fascinating book -- but one of the things he says in there is that the Islamic civilization was a civilization probably more than any other historically that really was centered around knowledge the ideal of knowledge.Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Inquiring minds should peruse Franz Rosenthal's Knowledge Triumphant, a wonderful study on the centrality of knowledge in the Islamic world. Shaikh Hamza Yusuf