Monday, July 6, 2015

The poverty of much modern Islamic thought compared with the subtlety and richness of the medieval Islamic intellectual tradition leads me to think that the solution to the problems facing contemporary Islam lies, at least in part, in reclaiming an older and more intellectually rigorous tradition of Islamic thought. 
-John Walbridge, God and Logic in Islam: The Caliphate of Reason (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), p. 6. [Recommended by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf]