By Taner Edis
• Is Islam a "scientific religion"?
• have been the discoveries of recent technology foreshadowed within the Quran?
• Are clever layout conjectures extra beautiful to the Muslim viewpoint than Darwinian causes?
Edis examines the diversity of Muslim wondering technological know-how and Islam, from blatantly pseudoscientific fantasies to relatively refined efforts to "Islamize science." From the world’s most powerful creationist events to weird and wonderful science-in-the-Quran apologetics, well known Muslim ways advertise a view of average technology as a trifling fact-collecting job that coexists in near-perfect concord with literal-minded religion. given that Muslims are keenly conscious that technology and know-how were the keys to Western good fortune, they're wanting to harness expertise to accomplish a Muslim model of modernity. but while, they're reluctant to permit technological know-how to turn into self sustaining of faith and are suspicious of Western secularization.
Edis examines all of those conflicting developments, revealing the problems dealing with Muslim societies attempting to adapt to the fashionable technological global. His discussions of either the parallels and the diversities among Western and Muslim makes an attempt to harmonize technology and faith make for a special and exciting contribution to this carrying on with debate.
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An Illusion of Harmony: Science And Religion in Islam by Taner Edis