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This book includes essays dealing with many of the major facets of Islam and Islamic civilization including law and society, the cultural and intellectual life of Islam embracing both the sciences and philosophy, and Sufism. The author brings a lifetime of research and deliberation to bear on the subjects at hand which he treats in great depth, threby providing many windows into the vast mansion of Islamic life and thought. In a postscript he also deals briefly with Islamic responses to some fo the burning issues facing Muslims today. Altogether the book is a profound study of the basic aspects of Islamic life and thought as seen from within the Islamic tradition.
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One of the leading experts on Islam, Seyyed Hossein Nasr is University Professor of Islamic Studies at The George Washington University. He is author of numerous books including Man and Nature, Islam and the Plight of Modern Man, Muhammad: Man of God, Sufi Essays, A Young Muslim's Guide to the Modern World and many more. The most recent volume in the Library of Living Philosophers has been dedicated to his thought and is entitled The Philosophy of Seyyed Hossein Nasr.
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