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Taner Edis (Kirksville, MO), born and raised in Turkey, is an associate professor of physics at Truman State University and the author of The Ghost in the Universe: God in Light of Modern Science and Science and Nonbelief, among other publications.
A strong critique of the position of science I Islam. It's credentials substantial because author is a scientist and a secular muslim. Read morePublished 7 months ago by ali
This book has been completely debunked by Mohamed Ghilan (a neuroscientist). There are a lot of points to make so I won't go into details here, but here's the link:... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Yousuf
An Illusion of Harmony. Science and Religion in Islam
By Taner Edis. (2007)
The author was brought up in Turkey but is now Professor of Physics at Truman... Read more
The Clearest disproof'v the absens'v science/scientific discourse in Islam, is the utter lack'v it amungst its early adherents. Which companion'v muhammad exceld in mathematics? Read morePublished on April 26, 2011 by Ma'ArrE
An Illusion of Harmony: Science and Religion in Islam by Taner Edis
An Illusion of Harmony by Taner Edis is a well-written even-handed book about the level of harmony... Read more
The tensions between modern scientific conceptualizations of the world and traditional supernatural accounts have a unique dynamic in Turkey and in other Islamic lands. Read morePublished on February 27, 2009 by Thomas Adam L.
This explicitly non-Muslim author examines the attempts contemporary Muslims are making in scientific fields. Read morePublished on November 12, 2008 by Ayman
"You may call me an agnostic, but I do not share the crusading spirit of the professional atheist whose fervor is mostly due to a painful act of liberation from the fetters of... Read morePublished on January 28, 2008 by Marabout
In America, a large proportion of the population rejects the findings of science whenever those findings conflict with scripture taken literally. Read morePublished on June 16, 2007 by Rob Hardy