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

A Recommendation Shaykh Hamza made. This page provides detailed information about the recommendation where possible.

Recommendation Information

RecommendationKnowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam
Entry Date5/7/2010 12:00:00 AM
Modified Date6/24/2011 11:04:03 AM

Quotes Made at this Event

"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
"Regarding Franz's statement that the Islamic Civilization is the one that takes knowledge the most seriously. "
"As far as he could tell, he could find no other other civilization, whose entire reason for existence was for the pursuit of, the development of, and the transmission of knowledge "
Shaikh Hamza Quoting from the book
Interpreting Language in Islamic Legal Theory
"Referenced to prove a point "
"Knowledge was the basis of The Islamic Civilization "

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