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  • The Need For a Sacred Scienceby Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.92

    The meaning of a science rooted in the sacred, its contrast to modern science and its pertinence to us today. more...

  • Religion and the Order of Natureby Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 74.99

    The current ecological crisis is a matter of urgent global concern, with solutions being sought on many fronts. In this book, Seyyed Hossein Nasr argues that the devastation of our world has been exacerbated, if not actually caused, by the reductionist view of nature that has been advanced by modern secular science. What is needed, he believes, is... more...

  • Islam in the Modern Worldby Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 16.51

    The foremost U.S. authority on Islam and, Seyyed Hossein Nasr discusses today’s hot button issues—including holy wars, women’s rights, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, and the future of Moslems in the Middle East—in this groundbreaking discussion of the fastest-growing religion in the world. One of the great scholars in the modern Islamic intellectual... more...

  • Anthology of Philosophy in Persia, An, Vol IVby Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95

    The fourth volume of the Anthology of Philosophy in Persia deals with one of the richest and yet least known periods of philosophical life in Persia, the centuries between the seventh/thirteenth century, that saw the eclipse of the school of Khorosan, and the tenth/sixteenth century that coincided with the rise of the Safavids. The main schools dealt... more...

  • Islamic Life and Thoughtby Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.77

    This collection of essays by one of the best known contemporary Muslim scholars writing in English covers many facets of Islamic life and thought. The author has brought together studies dealing with the practical as well as intellectual aspects of Islam in both their historical and contemporary reality. The contemporary significance of themes such... more...

  • Islamic Spiritualityby Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.92

    Originally published 1987. The first part of the volume is concerned with "The Roots of the Islamic Tradition and Spirituality". These are seen to include the Qu’ran as the central theophany of Islam, the Prophet who received the word of God and made it known to mankind and the rites of Islam. The second part examines the divisions of the Islamic... more...

  • The Garden of Truthby Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.26

    The headlines are filled with the politics of Islam, but there is another side to the world's fastest-growing religion. Sufism is the poetry and mysticism of Islam. This mystical movement from the early ninth century rejects worship motivated by the desire for heavenly reward or the fear of punishment, insisting rather on the love of God as the only... more...

  • The Heart of Islamby Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.26

    As the specter of religious extremism has become a fact of life today, the temptation is great to allow the evil actions and perspectives of a minority to represent an entire tradition. In the case of Islam, there has been much recent confusion in the Western world centered on distorted portrayals of its core values. Born of ignorance, such confusion... more...

  • A Treasury of Sufi Wisdomby Peter Samsel; Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    World Wisdom 2015; US$ 9.99

    Far from the negative portrayal of Islam in the news headlines lies the spiritual path of Sufism. At the very heart of Islam, Sufism focuses on returning humanity to unity with God, and is rooted in the ideas of peace, love, beauty, and wisdom. These selections of nearly 400 short sayings from over 100 great Sufi masters covers the entire 1,400 years... more...

  • Sufismby Frithjof Schuon; Seyyed Hossein Nasr; James Cutsinger

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    This new edition of Frithjof Schuon's important work, Sufism: Veil and Quintessence, is a fully revised translation from the French original and has an extensive Appendix containing previously unpublished letters and other private writings. more...