Islamic Education: History and Tendency

  title={Islamic Education: History and Tendency},
  author={Eric Hilgendorf},
  journal={Peabody Journal of Education},
  pages={63 - 75}
The Islamic Empire lasted for nearly 1,000 years and is credited with an unrivaled period of progress that affected most sciences and disciplines of the day. The Islamic Empire, through its emphasis on knowledge and learning, advanced discoveries in such diverse fields as geometry, astronomy, geography, medicine, optics, and physics, plus comprehensive contributions in theosophy, philosophy, and encyclopedic compilations (Nasr, 1987, p. 216). It is no wonder, then, that at least 60 major… 
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