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In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

Does Islam recognize Science and Technology?

 Islam recognizes and encourages the use of science and the scientific methods. According to the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, acquisition of knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim man and woman. In Islam, science and technology should be used for moral ends and serve all legitimate needs of mankind. Moreover, both are viewed as yet another means to understand and see the power and glory of God.

Read! Your Lord is the Most Gracious, Who taught by the pen, taught man what he knew not. Al-Qur'an 96:3-5
Soon shall We show them Our signs in the universe and in their own souls, until it becomes clear to them that this Qur'an is indeed the Truth. Is it not enough that your Lord is a witness over everything? Al-Qur'an 41:53

Based on the sayings of the Prophet the teachings of the Qur'an, Muslims of the early period of the Islamic era became pioneers in medicine, chemistry, physics, arts, astronomy, architecture, literature, and history. developedandtransmitted from Islamic states to Europe, which contributed to the Renaissance of Europe and world civilization. Muslims also developed sophisticated instruments like the astrolabe, the quadrant and good navigation, logarithms, Calculus, architecture, literature, and history Arabic numerals, the concept of zero (which is vital to the advancement of mathematics) and algebra were navigational maps.

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