Link: Islam and science

[The Economist article on Islam and science][] is focused on reporting the good news that science is returning to Muslim countries: that rulers (sigh, rulers) and governments are funding universities and research at levels even the West would envy. That is good news. The article makes a surprising turn, however, that make the Islamic world become a mirror to the Christian world: scientists are chided for not focusing on “useful” work and evolution faces an uphill battle among too many.

[The Economist article on Islam and science]: http://www.economist.com/news/international/21570677-after-centuries-stagnation-science-making-comeback-islamic-world-road

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