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A young Muslim's guide to the modern world

Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Publisher: Cambridge : Islamic Texts Society, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This work was written specifically for Muslims, and in particular young Muslims, urging them to become familiar with their religion and to gain an understanding of the modern world from the Islamic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
ISBN: 0946621519 9780946621514
OCLC Number: 31776471
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One - The Message of Islam; 1. Islam, the Noble Qur'an and 'Hadith'; 2. God, Man and Universe-Questions of Eschatology; 3. The Shari'ah; 4. Islamic Spirituality and Thought; 5. Islamic Science; 6. Literature and the Arts; 7. The Islamic World in Modern Times; Part Two - The Nature of the Modern World; 8. Religion in the Modern West; 9. Modern Western Philosophy and Schools of Thought; 10. Modern Science and Technology; 11. Political, Social and Economic Life of the Modern World; 12. Modern Education-Its History, Theories and Philosophies; 13. Art in the Modern West; 14. The Modern Lifestyle; Part Three - Epilogue - Responding to Modern Challenges; 15. The Young Muslim and the Islamic Response to the Modern World; Index.
Responsibility: Seyyed Hossein Nasr.

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