Islam Hussein, science communication, virology

Science Story-telling from Home

Dr. Islam Hussein, a native of Egypt, discusses how he became involved in science communication on video, primarily in Arabic, in 2016 at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology.

26 Nov 2016

Islam and Science - Dr. Sayed Khalil Tabatabai

Islam and Science – Sayed Khalil Tabatabai

Dr. Sayed Khalil Tabatabai discusses science as related to the Qurʾān, focusing on the Qurʾān as a book of spiritual guidance.

20 Dec 2013

Medicine and Islam, Dr. Bilal Abdul-Alim, Dr. Evelyn Rue

Medicine and Islam – Breastfeeding, Part 1

In this undated episode of Medicine and Islam, hosted by Dr. Bilal Abdul-Alim, Dr. Evelyn Rue is interviewed about the benefits of breast feeding.

27 Sep 2014

Medicine and Islam, The Benefits of Olive Oil, Bilal Abdul Alim

Medicine and Islam, The Benefits of Olive Oil

Bilal Abdul-Alim discusses the health benefits of olive oil in this episode of Medicine and Islam (Sharjah TV, 2006).

3 Feb 2012

soul in Islam, Zakir Naik

Ridiculous concept of Soul in Islam: Zakir Naik

Zakir Naik attempts to answer the question, “What is the concept of soul in islam and what is the relationship of the soul and the human body, and what will happen to the soul after death.”

19 May 2011

islamic medicine, Nahyan Fancy, 2012, The Source of the Faculties is the Soul: Pre-modern Islamic Medicine and its Relation to Philosophy and Religion

The Source of the Faculties is the Soul: Pre-modern Islamic Medicine and its Relation to Philosophy and Religion

Nahyan Fancy lectures about how the concepts of spirit and soul were integrated into both medical understandings of the body and its physiology, and conceptualizations of how resurrection might occur, given those understandings of physiology.

20 Feb 2013

science Islam, Timothy Winter, Abdal Hakim Murad

Muslim Contributions to Science

Timothy Winters, also known as Abdal Hakim Murad, presents some of the major scientific scholars of the 9th-13 centuries.

25 Jan 2014

George Saliba, Islamic Science & the Making of the European Renaissance, May 2007

Islamic Science & the Making of the European Renaissance

George Saliba discusses the complex ways in which ancient Greek sciences and mathematics were studied and augmented in the Islamicate world, as well as completely new ideas added, and then the whole was utilized by European scientists who thrived during the Renaissance.

1 May 2011

knut pfeiffer zamzam water

The exceptional qualities of Zamzam water

Knut Pfeiffer, a medical doctor from Munich, Germany discusses the health benefits of Zamzam water (a spring in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, in the precinct with the Ka’ba) with Nashwa Al-Ruwaini.

8 May 2010

Jim al-Khalili, Science & Islam

Science & Islam

Jim al-Khalili, a physics professor at the University of Surrey (UK), follows the study of science in the Islamic world from the 8th century onward, tracing it through the “House of Wisdom” in Baghdad to Copernicus’s developing of a heliocentric model of planetary motion based on observations and ideas he culled from Arabic-language sources.

27 Mar 2013

Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Prophetic Medicine

Understanding Life in Islam, Prophetic Medicine

In this episode of “Understanding Life in Islam”, Brother Akram and Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi discuss “Prophetic Medicine: Personal Experience or Divine Revelation?”.

21 Apr 2011

Ask Huda

Islamic View of Aliens

This undated clip from a show called “Ask Huda” (on Huda TV) shows the conversation between a host and a religious scholar answering a question about extraterrestrial life.

28 Sep 2011