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

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
He couldn't find any civilization in history, like the Islamic civilization, because it put the pursuit of knowledge at the forefront of its existence.Shaikh Hamza Yusuf