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There is an ancient saying. “Keep the Qur’an in the right hand and science in the left.” On the surface this saying implies a distinct division between Islam and science. Looking deeper, we realize that the right is the dominant hand. So while Muslims study science, they should always look back and defer to the Qur’an. What science cannot answer will be found in the Qur’an. Allah is Supreme. What is the reality for today’s American Muslims? Where do modern Muslims stand on evolution or the big bang theory? Do today’s Muslims keep a strict division between their faith and science? The answers to those questions are unknown.
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Boston University Campus

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

6:00PM to 9:00PM

Free Admission

Boston University

Photonics Center Colloquium Room

8 Saint Mary’s Street - 9th Floor

Boston, MA 02215

Halal food will be served.


The fascinating dialogue between science and Christianity has gone on for centuries. But we seldom hear a public debate on intersection of Islam and science. That is why American Islamic Congress and Project Nur have launched a groundbreaking series of public dialogues to illuminate the relationships Muslims have with the sciences.

This fall’s dialogue at Boston University will focus on one of the most contentious issues in the field - evolution. Top scholars from across the sciences will meet to explore how men and women of Muslim backgrounds reconcile evolutionary theory with scripture, theology, and personal belief - or whether they do so at all.

For more information, including speakers and bios, click here.

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