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Muhammad Abduh’s scientific views in the Qur’an

Ahmad , N. Amir and Shuriye, Abdi Omar and Ahmad , Faris (2012) Muhammad Abduh’s scientific views in the Qur’an. International Journal of Asian Social Science, 2 (11). pp. 2034-2044. ISSN 2224-4441 (O), 2226-5139 (P)

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Abstract

This paper aims to analyze Shaykh Muhammad ‘Abduh’s scientific interpretation of the Qur’an as presented in his voluminous works such as Tafsir Juz Amma and Tafsir al-Manar. It will investigate the scientific methods he developed and dynamic perspectives he projected in analyzing Qur’anic text which provides the ground for rational and critical understanding of the text relating to the nature of bacteria, light, and some other pertinent issues in scientific debates. The paper discerns key ideas and themes of scientific worldview that ‘Abduh projected and principle methods he crafted in textual analysis which contribute to promulgate rational and analytical understanding of the text.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4669/29681
Uncontrolled Keywords: Qur‟an and science, „Abduh‟s ideas on science, scientific method of exegesis, modern tafsir of the Quran, on science
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Science
Depositing User: Abdi Omar Shuriye
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2013 15:59
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2013 15:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/29681

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