Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate on Wednesday hosted the premier of a documentary commemorating one of the country’s most renowned historians, Fuat Sezgin, who passed away on June 30 this year. 

“Professor Fuat Sezgin declared the inconsistency of the propaganda that ‘religion is an obstacle to progress’ to the whole world with his magnificent research on the history of Islamic science,” said Ali Erbas, the head of the directorate.

Erbas said Muslims were the guides of humanity for 700 years and knowledge and philosophy were the main concepts, but the world today faces a crisis on a personal, communal and

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