Advancing theological and scientific literacy for today’s ʿulamāʾ
1.3.6 The Reliability of Historical Science
Each of these three types of science can make new discoveries that are then tested by the other types of science. These different styles of investigation reinforce and correct each other, leading to a better understanding of the natural world and its history” (Biologos, 2017).
How do historical ways of knowing relate to other sciences? Is science more than a body of knowledge? This web article discusses experimental, observational, and historical science and attempts to reconcile science as a toolkit and as a process to understand God’s creation.
The Madrasa Discourses project proposes that a conciliation of traditional Islamic thought with contemporary scientific and philosophical worldviews can result in orthodox affirmations of human dignity essential for peaceful coexistence in a pluralistic world.