Response to one who claims that the Muslims backwardness is because of their adherence to their religion

Writer : Muhammad Salih Al-Munajjid

Sources: - Islam : Question & Answer Website


Some people claim that the reason why the Muslims are backward is their adherence to their religion. Their flawed argument is based on the idea that when the west gave up all religions and freed themselves from them, they reached the level of civilized advancement that they have reached. What is your opinion?