Contributions to the arts pottery cloisonn\u00e9 carpet making Contributions to

Contributions to the arts pottery cloisonné carpet

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Contributions to the arts (pottery, cloisonné, carpet making) Contributions to world literature (in poetry and other forms, Omar Khayyam again, and his Rubaiyat ) Contributions to world vocabulary (al-chohol (alcohol), al-embic (alembic), al-kali (alkali), al-gebra (algebra), and many others)
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Islam and Islamic Ethics Foundations of Modern Chemistry “ Muslims have also made contributions in the field of chemistry by inventing many of the basic processes and apparatuses used by modern-day chemists. Working in the 8th and 9th centuries in Andalucía, Jabir Ibn Hayyan, the founder of modern chemistry, transformed alchemy into chemistry through distillation, or separating liquids through differences in their boiling points. In addition to developing the processes of crystallization, evaporation, and filtration, he also discovered [sulfuric] and nitric acid. The historian Erick John Holmyard stated that Hayyan’s work is as important, if not more, than that of Robert Boyle and Antoine Lavoisier, two European chemists who are frequently attributed to creating modern chemistry.” – Dr. Craig Considine, Sociologist, writing for the Huffington Post
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Islam and Islamic Ethics Medieval Psychology and Ethics Muslims explored psychology long before Sigmund Freud (Austria) and William James (United States). Psychology: The Science of the Nafs (or Self), or ʿIlm al-Nafs Sura 4:5 of the Qur’an required that special care be given to those with mental illness: “Do not give your property which God assigned you to manage to the insane: but feed and clothe the insane with this property and tell splendid words to them.” The Nafs and Jihad: There is an ethical dimension to the notion of the Nafs, as well. The Nafs is the center of ethical struggle The Muslim is to bring the Nafs into submission to the will of God (Allah). The word “Muslim” means “One who submits.” And submission requires personal struggle, or Jihad. The word Jihad applies primarily to the struggle within the Nafs to submit to the will of God.
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Islam and Islamic Ethics Islam Rivals Other World Religions in Complexity and Sophistication Despite the misinformed press coverage of Islam, it is far from a backwards religion, although like any other religion it contains its share of idiots, fools, and criminals. Muslims, by and large, are deeply engaged in peaceful pursuits, working on the perfection of their souls, as commanded by Allah Muslims are far from perfect, but something continues to draw people to it all over the world It is the worlds fastest growing religion (through conversation and new births), with some 1.5 – 1.8 billion adherents
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Islam and Islamic Ethics Ethics Women: Despite the news accounts that we see, women were largely liberated by the Islam, providing rights and privileges that they did not have prior thereto. Polygyny was allowed, but limited. The austere dress imposed on women in certain Muslim countries is largely due to local customs , not the religion. Muslim women wear Burkas – and they wear short skirts and show cleavage.
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