September 20, 2019
  • 8:14 pm This Restaurant Is Actually a Sex Cult
  • 7:14 pm Sex and the City – The Perfect Present
  • 7:14 pm 14. Mohammed and the Arab Conquests
  • 6:14 pm Prayer List Ideas
  • 6:14 pm Religion class for Education
The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7

The religion of Islam significantly influenced knowledge-making in the greater Mediterranean and western Asian world. Islamicate scholars—meaning people influenced by Islamic civilization, regardless of their religious views—gave us terms such as “algebra,” “azimuth,” “algorithm,” “alcohol,” “alkali,” and “alembic.” We’ll dive into Islamic medicine and philosophers such as the great Persian polymath Ibn Sina in future […]

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The Rise and Fall of Islam’s Golden Age

Muslim countries frequently make headlines for their attacks on freedom of expression, sexuality, education, or anything considered pro-western. But few people know that Islam once embraced these institutions, in a period of history scholars refer to as ‘the Golden Age’, which notably coincided with the European Dark Ages. So what exactly was the Golden Age […]

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