Some Aspects of the Islamic Contribution to Scientific Culture

  • Maurice Bucaille
Keywords: Science, History of Science, Islam



Religion and science are generally considered in Islam to be twin sisters since the revealed word of God as well as the Prophet's tradition order every Muslim to seek for science. The achievements of Islamic civilization are explained by the observance of prescriptions dictated from the beginning of Islam: the outcome was the blossoming of the scientific culture

This speech was delivered at the 20th Annual Convention of the Islamic Medical Association in Houston, TX, November, 1987.

Author Biography

Maurice Bucaille
Ancien Chef de Clinique Chirurgicale a la Faculte, Paris, France
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