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Why Muslims Invented Universities BUT Banned Printing

Did you know that Muslims were the first to manufacture paper at an international level… that Muslims were the one who spread paper to the entire globe, from India to Europe, though they did not invent it?

Not only that, Muslims also were the first to introduce universities as a system for learning and spreading knowledge.

Yet, there is some strange piece of information: when printing was invented, Muslims rushed to ban it.

Why and how all that happened? Find interesting information and reflections in this video by Dr. Yasir Qadhi.

Source: Dr. Yasir Qadhi’s Channel

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About Dr. Yasir Qadhi

Yasir Qadhi was born in Houston, Texas and completed his primary and secondary education in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences. Thereafter, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah, after which he returned to America and completed his doctorate, in Religious Studies, from Yale University.

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