Shi℗ʻism [electronic resource] : doctrines, thought, and spirituality / edited, annotated, and with an introduction by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Hamid Dabashi, Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr.
Contributor(s): Sh©Æi℗ | Electronic books | Nasr, Seyyed Hossein.1.Material type: BookPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1988Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 401 p.).ISBN: 0585088608 (electronic bk.); 9780585088600 (electronic bk.).Genre/Form: Description based on print Additional physical formats: Shi℗ʻism.DDC classification: 297/.82 Online resources: 0887066895 NetLibrary
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Shi℗ʻi view of religion in general and Shi℗ʻism in particular / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi -- The roots of Shi℗ʻism in early Islamic history / Mahmud Shahabi -- The Shi℗ʻi interpretation of the Qur℗ʼan / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi & Murtada Mutahhari -- The Shi℗ʻi interpretaion of Hadith literature / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi & S.M. Waris Hasan -- The Nahj al-Balaghah and the teachings of the Imams / Syed Hussein M. Jafri & Imam ℗ʻAli -- Doctrinal divisions within Shi℗ʻism / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi -- Shi℗ʻism and Sunnism / Hamid Enayat -- Shi℗ʻism, Isma℗ʻilism, and Shaykhism / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi, Muhammad Ibn ℗ʻAbd al-Karim al-Shahrastani, Marshall Hodgson, & Mangol Bayat -- Shi℗ʻism and Sufism / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- The Shi℗ʻi view of God / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi & William Chittick -- The Shi℗ʻi view of revelation and prophecy / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi & ℗ʻAllamah al-Hilli -- The Imams and the Imamate / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi & Henry Corbin -- Shi℗ʻi hermeneutics / Henry Corbin -- Taqiyyah / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi & Hamid Enayat -- Mut℗ʻah or temporary marriage / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi & Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Eschatology / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi -- Ijtihad and marja℗ʻiyyat / Mahmud Ramyar & Leonard Binder -- Prayers of Shi℗ʻi imam & du℗ʻa-i kumayl, religious rites, prayers, and supplications / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Diverse religious practices / Ayatollah Abu℗ʼl-Qasim Khu℗ʼi Mahmud Ayoub, E.G. Browne, Peter Chelkowski, Dwight Donaldson -- Jihad / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Shi℗ʻi education / Roy Mottahedeh -- Shi℗ʻi theology / W. Montgomery Watt, ℗ʻAllamah al-Hilli, & Khwajah Nasir al-Din Tusi -- Intellectual sciences and philosophy / ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi, ℗ʻAbd al-Razzaq Lahiji, & Muhsin Fayd Kashani -- Shi℗ʻi literature / Mahmud Ayoub, E.G. Browne, Peter Chelkowski, & Shaykh al-Mufid -- Shi℗ʻism and art / Nader Ardalan & Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Shi℗ʻism and the natural sciences and mathematics / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Continuity and change in the intellectual heritage / Seyyed Hossein Nasr, ℗ʻAllamah Tabataba℗ʼi, Sayyid Abu℗ʼl-Hasan
Author notes provided by SyndeticsBorn in Tehran, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, the son of an educator, received a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1958, after which he returned to Iran to teach and eventually to become a university chancellor. He was compelled to leave his native country after the revolution of 1979 and since then has taught in universities in the United States.
Deeply influenced by the mystical Sufi tradition, Nasr is less concerned with reconciling the faith with modernism and is more concerned with presenting a traditionalist, though mystical, interpretation of religion that offers a way out of the contradictions of modernity. Through authentic spiritual experience, Nasr holds, one can penetrate the superficiality of modern scientific and other knowledge to find eternal truth. He is associated with the neotraditionalist school of philosophy. Undoubtedly, Nasr has had more general influence in the Western philosophical world than any other contemporary philosopher in the Islamic tradition.
(Bowker Author Biography)