'Science and Islam, a fascinating and clearly written book.' -- New Scientist 'And, as this impressive book by Eshan Masood, which 'accompanies a major television series', reveals, this intersection between science and religion also permeated the history of Islam.' -- Geographical Magazine 'This is a delightful and approachable book, packed with surprises and treats and offered by a writer whose passion for the subject does not daunt his objectivity.' -- Wharf 'Refreshingly different ...Masood's [book] emphasis on context, combined with his easy prose, measured self-confident tone, and an effort to inject compelling human drama into the narrative, makes the present book - for the most part - wonderfully captivating.' -- Arif Babul, Observatory Magazine
About the Author
Ehsan Masood is Acting Chief Commissioning Editor at Nature. Formerly Opinion Editor at the New Scientist, he writes for Prospect andOpenDemocracy.Net and is a regular panellist on BBC radio's Home Planet. Ziauddin Sardar is a columnist, author, TV presenter and much more besides. Hislatest books are Balti Britain (Granta, 2008) and, with Merryl WynDavies, Will America Change? (Icon, 2008).