Islamic Golden Age

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What was it that withheld Muslims from becoming unreasonable and arbitrary in new situations?
While most of Europe was experiencing the Middle/Dark ages, Spain was recognized to be in the “Golden Age.”
What differed Spain from the rest of Europe?


The Golden Age In Spain

Duration: 04:29 279

What was it that withheld Muslims from becoming unreasonable and arbitrary in new situations? While most of Europe was experiencing the Middle/Dark ages, Spain was recognized to be in the “Golden Age.” What differed Spain from the rest of Europe? History has given the Middle Ages several different names. It is commonly understood that during this period a cultural, religious and civilizational “darkness” had fallen upon Europe. Nevertheless, Islamic Spain, al-Andalus, with its Eastern knowledge and tradition made many differences […]

The Essential Sources in Islam

Duration: 06:52 756

a) The Qur’an as a Major Source Muslims accept the Qur’an and the Traditions (Sunnah) of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) as the primary source of knowledge and guidance in Islam. There is no doubt that these two sources inspired and will continue to inspire the day to day lives and experiences of Muslims across the globe. Aframework based on the Qur’an and the Tradition of the Prophet (PBUH) should be articulated in order to measure Islamic knowledge and the scientific world-view […]

The Secondary Sources of Islamic Knowledge

Duration: 04:53 340

Besides being influenced by the two primary sources of the Qu’ran and the Prophetic traditions, Muslim interaction with surrounding cultures and worldviews impacted Muslims to a great extent. This openness to other cultures made Muslims more receptive to interfaith relationships, such as in al-Andalus. To be sure, the Qur’an and the tradition of the Prophet (PbH), Islam’s two major foundations gave the Muslims many new aspects of knowledge, philosophy, and worldview, leaving details of other conceptions open to Islamic interpretation […]
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