Medicine, a third of knowledge

Reference: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa – Volume 10, Page 5

Harmalah mentioned that ash-Shaafi’ee grieved at how the Muslims had neglected [the knowledge of] medicine; and he would say:

They have neglected a third of knowledge, and entrusted the Jews and Christians with it.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.