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“Qur’an is essentially telling us is that creation is a sign, the whole of existance is a sign…we’re given the tools… we need to decode the signs” (Hamza Yusuf)

“Islamic revivalism can be interpreted as the second intervention of Islam in trying to bring Western civilization into balance. When Europe of the middle ages preoccupied with a religious supremacy which even ruled over reason and science, it was Islam which introduced Greek rationalism and science into Europe…Islam gave the west through its Arabian universities much of the source material of the enlightenment which made the west what it now is. Today Islam is trying to reintroduce the idea of Holy into a western society…” (Thomas Cleary quotes from a British Economy Magazine)

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