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The Fruits of the Faith 9.

But by any means, this is not an easy read, and though these are just about odd pages, the narrative requires an extraordinary attention and careful readi I have never read such surreal walk-through of Islamic history, law, society and arts before. His King of the castle was brought out in a second maan by the Islamic Texts Society in Eaton describes himself in a way that was immediately identifiable, as a Muslim who came to the faith “through intellectual conviction and with a belief in the transcendent unity of all revealed religions”.

Enjoyed reading your comments. It is how the perfected life operates. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

If you’re curious about Islam or anyone with a modicum of a spark of curiosity in Islam. There is no separation. Oct 09, Lumumba Shakur rated it it was amazing Shelves: There is no time for envy, or feeling sad about not having something.


The Messenger of God 6.

The Way of the World. Umar had confiscated for the Baitul Mal half the wealth Amr had gained from conquering Egypt. Provides a comprehensive overview of Islam and its principles. He worked for many years as a teacher and journalist in Jamaica and Egypt.

The Rule of Law. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This world here and now is separated – in a sense – from the spiritual in a way that doesn’t make sense to the Muslim. Their Faith And Feeling: The Messenger of God 6. Want to Silam Currently Reading Read. Really informative, but also critical of Christianity, sometimes too much.

Islam and the Destiny of Man by Charles Le Gai Eaton

He is now a consultant to the Islamic Cultural Centre in London. This can be difficult for the Western mind to grasp, as Western culture is fundamentally built on Christendom, as much as we may or may not want to admit that. Or in other words it shows you the Divine mercy.

RulLy NasrulLoh rated it it was amazing May 28, This perhaps one of the most well written, insightful and captivating books that I have had the good pleasure to have read.


In sum, it is an advanced introduction to Destlny with a Perennialist Philosophical outlook he probably references Schuon and Nasr more than anyone else. Quotes from Islam and the Des Art, Environment and Mysticism Lastly, the author considers the Muslim view of man’s destiny, the social structure of Islam, the role of art and mysticism and the inner meaning of Islamic teaching concerning the hereafter.

Islam and the Destiny of Man

The Fruits of the Faith 9. He relates an argument between Umar and his General Amr ibn al-As. One of the destinj few books I couldn’t continue reading. The beautiful analogy he uses is that of a clock face, which contains vital information, while dissecting and tearing apart the clock itself as scientism does to nature would never be able to tell one the time.

An ugly eatom is in-Islamic, however functional it may be, as is everything cheap and tawdry.