Posted by Stev Day on December 11, 1999 at 15:08:53:
In Reply to: Re: The 'Enlightenment' posted by Nick Stone on November 28, 1999 at 13:33:01:
Yes this is indeed the view held by students of the Enlightenment...so my only purpose in posting this comment is to agree with Nick!
: : Dear friends
: : We often say that the coming of Baha'u'llah set in motion
: : historical forces which in turn affected an upsurge in
: : humanity's spiritual, material and intellectual evolution. But
: : how, in the light of this, do we explain the 'Enlightenment'?
: Dear Mike!
: I believe the enlightenment was caused through the ideas and culture of Islam arriving in the West. Therefore it was the belated influence of Muhammad which brought about the enlightenment in Europe.
: What do you think? I am only guessing!
: Love Nick.
: PS. Are you THE Mike Morgan of the South Oxfordshire community, UK by any chance?
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