Islam has always encouraged knowledge and science. This book serves as an example to all Muslims that we can surpass our peers in the science and technology field just as we had once done in the past. Easy to read a book with colorful illustrations.
Penned by the astute author Shabeer Ahmed, "Development of Science and Technology in Islamic History" is an exploration of the symbiotic relationship between Islam and scientific progress. Bridging the past and present, Ahmed proficiently presents an objective narrative, that emphasizes the integral role Islamic civilization played in the advancement of science and technology.
Shabeer Ahmed is a well-respected scholar with a profound understanding of Islamic history. He presents this historical journey with an engaging and insightful approach, maintaining a fair and informed narrative. Ahmed's comprehensive examination of the topic illuminates the significant contribution of Islamic scholars to science and technology.
"Development of Science and Technology in Islamic History" clarifies the common perception that science and Islam are separate entities. The author reveals how Islamic texts, the Qur'an, and the Sunnah, not only encouraged the exploration of the physical world but also catalyzed numerous scientific discoveries and technological advancements. The book stands as a testament to Islamic civilization's instrumental role in shaping the modern scientific landscape.
From the language of science, with Arabic root words like 'algebra', 'alkaline', and 'chemistry', to the widespread contributions during the Islamic Golden Age, Ahmed's narrative uncovers a rich scientific heritage often overlooked. His book is a captivating guide to the highs of Islamic scientific endeavors, explaining the factors contributing to its swift rise and eventual decline.