Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers and Artists

August 16, 2007

Today, relations between Islam and the West have been strained by mistrust and misunderstanding; yet there was a time when Muslim intellectual achievement was the envy of the world. Today on Focus we're joined by author Michael Hamilton Morgan to explore the ways that Muslim mathematicians, inventors, and astronomers helped set the stage for the European Renaissance, only to be drowned out and forgotten by their successors.

Guest: Michael Hamilton Morgan (former diplomat; Head of New Foundations for Peace; author of Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers and Artists)