Physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Science and Islam - Islamic views on evolution - Netflix
Islamic views on evolution are diverse, ranging from theistic evolution to Old Earth creationism. Some Muslims around the world believe “humans and other living things have evolved over time,” yet some others believe they have “always existed in present form.” Muslim thinkers have proposed and accepted elements of the theory of evolution, some holding the belief of the supremacy of God in the process. One modern scholar, Usaama al-Azami, suggested that both narratives of creation and of evolution, as understood by modern science, may be believed by modern Muslims as addressing two different kinds of truth, the revealed and the empirical.
Science and Islam - Ahmadiyya views of evolution - Netflix
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Movement's view of evolution is that of universal acceptance, albeit divinely designed. The movement actively promotes god-directed “evolution”. Over the course of several decades the movement issued various publications in support of the scientific concepts behind evolution.
Science and Islam - References - Netflix