The Islamic Civilization
For a thousand years the Islamic civilisation was the central light, the rays illuminated the entire world. It was the mother of European culture, for men reared in this civilisation were the masters in the Middle Ages at whose feet the Spaniards, the French, the English, the Italians and the Germans sat to learn philosophy, mathematics, astronomy, chemistry, physics, medicine and industrial techniques.
This book covers the glorious Islamic past when Islam reached its peak in terms of justice, peace, and prosperity. Learn about Islam's contribution to science, medicine, mathematics, human rights, animal rights, race relations and astronomy.
About the Author
Dr Mustafa Siba'i was born in 1915 in the city of Hams, Damascus. He memorised the Quran at a very young age. His primary and secondary studies were completed in the Masudiyyah School. He always excelled in his studies and was known for his intelligence and academic brilliance.
In 1949, he completed his PhD on the theme of 'The Position of Sunnah in Legislation'. In 1950 he was appointed Professor of Law at the University of Damascus and in 1955, he established the Faculty of Shariah at the same university. Dr Siba'i was elected to the Syrian Parliament from 1949-1954. He passed away in 1964.
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