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|Recommendation||Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam|
|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|