By Seyyed Hossein Nasr
This is often the 1st of only a few English books to regard Islam from its personal perspective, from in the culture. it's written for the Western reader attracted to Islam, and in addition for the Western-educated Muslim. the following, the writer seeks to respond to from the Islamic point of view, a number of the criticisms introduced opposed to the Islamic culture via the trendy West. This e-book explains, in modern language, the truths of Islam as printed within the Quran, and as via generations of religious Muslims. the foremost facets of the Islamic culture are mentioned intimately, when the conventional Islamic doctrines and ideology are defined according to criticisms of contemporary suggestion, with widespread comparisons to different global religions. This revised version of Seyyed Hossein Nasr's seminal paintings contains an up-to-date, vast, annotated bibliography for every bankruptcy by way of either Muslim and Western students as welll as a Preface via Titus Burckhardt and a Foreword by means of Huston Smith. This classical ebook has been rendered into various languages together with Indonesian, translated by means of the current President of Indonesia.