Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Islam Today I 21 Dec. 2006
Contrary to the misconception that Islam produces an uneducated society, Islam lays utmost importance to education and obtaining of knowledge.
The importance of education in Islam can be seen from the prayer given in the following verse of the Quran:
“My Lord! Increase me in Knowledge.” (20:114)
The mission of the Prophet of Islam has been introduced in the Quran at more than one place as an Instructor of the Book and giver of wisdom. Here is a verse from the Quran: