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By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

ISBN-10: 1567444768

ISBN-13: 9781567444766

A tender Muslim's consultant to the fashionable international, by way of one among Islam's maximum modern students, used to be written in particular for Muslims, and specifically younger Muslims, urging them to get to grips with their faith and to realize an figuring out of the trendy international from the Islamic viewpoint on the way to reply certainly to its demanding situations. This advisor, the 1st of its variety in any language, offers an exposition of the lessons of Islam as printed within the Qur'an, defined within the hadith and Sunna of the Prophet and commented upon by means of Muslim students and thinkers, in addition to outlining the Western spiritual and highbrow culture. --This textual content refers back to the mass marketplace paperback version of this title

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Yet He is extremely close to man as in the famous verse, "We are nearer to him than his jugular vein," (L: 16) attests. Allah is even closer to us than ourselves. On the one hand He is utterly beyond and infinitely above us; on the other hand, He is at the center of our very being. " MAN In the same way that Islam is concerned with the Nature of Allah as He is in Himself, in His Absoluteness, Infinity and Goodness, so does it address man as he is in his primordial and ultimately immutable nature.

And precisely because we are human, our life is not destroyed completely at the moment of death. Rather, the life of the soul and the spirit survive after the death of the body. Because of all these realities we must live our lives on earth according to moral principles. We must shun what is evil or more specifically what the Quran and lfadith consider to be evil. We must live according to the Will of Allah as revealed in the Quran and expanded and further clarified in the lfadith and Sunnah. The eschatological realities of individual human life are described in great detail in later Islamic literature especially in Quranic commentaries and commentaries upon the lfadith.

The first group of these writings are those which were assembled by the authors of the so called "Correct Books," the $iJ:zaJ:z al-sittah, or the six canonical collections of Ifadith which have been accepted through the history of Islam by Sunnis as containing authentic J:zadiths, whereas a century later the four Shi 'ite collections of Ifadith called al-Kutub alarba 'ah or the "Four Books" were compiled. In this field, therefore, Sunni collections preceded the Shi 'ite. But the content of most of the J:zadiths in the two collections, Sunni and Shi 'ite, are basically the same.

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