The Eurocentric interpretations of medieval scholasticism portray it as a totally homegrown and uniquely European phenomenon.
Their work was at first confined to no single place, but translation was carried on at Barcelona, Tarazona, Segovia, Leon, Pampiona, as well as beyond the Pyrenees at Toulouse, Beziers, Narbonne, and Marseilles. Faustus Socinuswhich was developed among the Polish Brethren in the Minor Reformed Church of Poland during the Essay defining friendship and 16th centuries.
They gave serious thoughts to such a republican model with built in rational, natural and limited monarchy and institutions. Thomas Jefferson was also a staunch anti-Trinitarian and anti-Calvinism. They explained the traditional Christian dogmas such as the Trinity and Original Sin in such a fashion that it kept the bottle but totally changed the wine.
He vehemently attacked Christian dogma of Trinity and divinity of Jesus and called it tri-theism and paganism. This was the result of a clash between the orthodoxy and Muslim rationalistic trend.
Islamic civilization is depicted as an alien culture with no or minimal contributions to human civilization and progress especially in the American context.
Jefferson and his Declaration of Independence were heavily influenced by John Locke. John Adams thought the DOI was copied from Locke, and James Madison apologized for its plagiarism by saying that "The object was to assert, not to discover truths.
Also the Original Plan of Christianity explained in the history of the Nazarens Nor would they be able to defend their own faith and at the same time refute the faith of Muhammad. The process was facilitated through the medium of Muslim civilization.
For even to the light that the Messiah brought into the world with him, we must ascribe the owning and profession of one God, which the mahometan religion hath derived and borrowed from it. The Christendom had known Islam from its very inception in a number of different capacities, encounters and ways.
The Muslim colleges, the madrassas, were mostly dedicated to Islamic law and jurisprudence. Until the twelfth century the intellectual contacts between Christian Europe and the Arab world were few and unimportant. In the same year the testament of Doge Giustiniano Parrecipazio revealed that he himself had huge investments in overseas trading voyages.
The Socinians maintained that Christ was not pre-existent in a literal sense but just a Prophetic Messiah. His Oxford teacher Dr. He suffered at the hands of Parliament in for his anti-Trinitarian beliefs. A consul represented the interest of the Venetian community, and the priest served as notary as well as chaplain.
The history of the Inquisitions is well known.
Knowledge and wisdom was thought to be the lost commodity of all believers. Jefferson also declared Locke as the most important thinker on liberty. Many of the Founding Fathers of America inherited such a revised version of Christianity more akin to deism and Unitarianism than incarnational Trinitarian Christianity.
Not even true Christians, nor Christ himself, not the apostles or prophets ever exhibited so great a display [of religiosity]. The Europeans needed a continuous philosophical and scientific tradition with relevant contemporary vocabulary, concepts, explanations and understandings to make sense of an old philosophical legacy and scientific heritage.
Antitrinitarians tried to establish a historical genealogy from early Ebionite Christianity through Islam which preserved the true monotheistic idea to the present. This classical Muslim humanism was a good model for Europeans to imitate.Islam, Muslims and Islamic civilization are under siege in America.
Subsequent to the tragic incidents of September 11, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, ISIS’s barbarism and Paris shooting, Islam both as religion and community has witnessed some of the worst attacks upon its heritage and legacy unprecedented in the previous history.
Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, and Rooney Mara as his girlfriend Erica in The Social Network. How long is a generation these days?
I must be in Mark Zuckerberg’s generation—there are only nine years between us—but somehow it doesn’t feel that way.Download