A re-evaluation of the relationship between Islam and natural science: human embryonic and fetal development as a case study
Local Society Initiatives and the Nigerian Association for the study and teaching of Religion and natural sciences
Islam is a compressive and perfect way of human life as it llg',n,a leaves nothing untouched about affairs of the physical ~ ~ world and the next world in under to' offer the guidance and instruction to humanity' Quran says: Nothings have we omitted from the Book2 To you a book explaining all things, a guide, a mercy and glad tidings to the Muslims.j And all things have we explained in detail" Thus Islam does provide useful and viable, information as regard the physical' world .by correcting the previous mistake ideas about. the nature of affairs and replace it with the genuine one, one of which is going' to be discussed in this paper. It is indisputable fact that Islam inspireq the universal, Muslims irrespective of their language, to achieve .rapid progress in the various scientific field such as Mathematics, Astronomy, Medicine, Sociology Architecture, Geography and Anatomy.' Therefore, there is,no limitto the extent to which Islam has gone in making known' new areas ofleaming which modern scientists now regard as new discoveries. It: is this Islamic Iegacy and heritage" which have impact on western thought thatnecessitates the study of. natural science vis a-viz Islamic contribution toward it before the recent scientific discoveries of the west. The' human embryonic and fetal. development in his mother's womb is goingto-be examined in order to find out how deeper Islam has gone In exposing this scientific facts before the recent scientific discovery on human reproduction
Islam , Embryonic foetal development , Islamic Development , Islam and natural science , Research Subject Categories::HUMANITIES and RELIGION::Religion/Theology::Islamology
Adegoke, K.A. (2006). A re-evaluation of the relationship between Islam and natural science: human embryonic and fetal development as a case study. Science and religion in the service of humanity, 429-438.