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Ayatullah Murtaza Mutahhari, assassinated in May 1979, soon after the triumph of a revolution he had done much to promote both intellectually and organizationally, was one of the most versatile and prolific of Iranian religious scholars in recent times His work is marked by a philosophical clarity that particularly qualifies him to deal with the fundamental problems of religious thought that form the subject of this book The first essay, Man and Faith, describes the distinctive characteristics of man as an order of creation and establishes his lasting need for both science and faith as complementary means of understanding the universe Then comes an examination of a key concept of Islam, The World View of Tauhid, including some of its implications for the structure of the universe as well as for society and culture The third essay deals with the nature of the Islamic philosophical tradition from which Mutahhari s thought is derived The collection is completed by three shorter pieces in which Mutahhari demonstrates his awareness of Western as well as Islamic thought and offers fresh views on several fundamental issues religious conern...

Title : Fundamentals of Islamic Thought (Translated): God, Man and the Universe
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Language : English
Publisher : BookBaby 1 edition July 7, 2015
Number of Pages : 235 pages
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Fundamentals of Islamic Thought (Translated): God, Man and the Universe Reviews

  • Jason
    2018-11-15 23:01

    I highly recommend this book to any curious about Islam (both Muslim & non-muslim). It truly focuses on the Fundamentals of Islamic Thought rather than getting caught up in the nitty gritty details that the religion requires. Rather, by understanding the fundamentals of Islamic thought, the details start making complete sense and seem less arbitrary.

  • Muzaffer Muctehitzade
    2018-10-22 01:44

    Ayatullah here gives a concise information about the fundamentals about the islamic thought.It is divided into chapters dealing with men as a human being, his ideas, Religion and concept of tauhid, various view of tauhid, individual or universal. Philosophy, in general and in relation to Islamic Philosophy, comperative study of ancient Phiolosophy with Islamic and modern philosophy. Finally spiritualism.