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

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Recommendation Information

RecommendationKnowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam
SubjectHistory
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
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Regarding Franz's statement that the Islamic Civilization is the one that takes knowledge the most seriously.

" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf

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