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Shi'ism (September 1988)
Doctrines, Thought, and Spirituality
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Edited, annotated and introduction
Hamid Dabashi - Edited, annotated and introduction
Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr - Edited, annotated and introduction

This is an anthology of the most significant writing on the doctrinal, intellectual, and spiritual dimensions of Shicism. The works included here foster an interpretive understanding of Shicism in its dogmatic and cognitive aspects.

The intent of this book is to balance the attention that has been focused on the political aspect of Shicism. Shicism is often seen, not only as an essentially political phenomenon, but as a creed of violence. ...(Read More)
Islamic Art and Spirituality
Islamic Art and Spirituality (February 1987)
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Author

With remarkable breadth of vision, Seyyed Hossein Nasr reveals for both Western and Muslim readers how each art form in the islamic tradition is based upon a science of nature concerned, not with the outer appearance of things, but with their inner reality. Ranging across calligraphy, painting, architecture, literature, music, and the plastic arts, Nasr penetrates to the inner dimension of Islam and shows the role art plays in the life of individua...(Read More)
Islamic Life and Thought
Islamic Life and Thought (June 1984)
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Author

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Shi'ite Islam
Shi'ite Islam (June 1979)
Sayyid Muḥammad Ḥusayn Ṭabāṭabā'ī - Author
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Editor/translator

Despite a growing interest in the last hundred years in both orientalism and comparative religions, and the fact that there are over fifty million Shi'a Muslims, until now there has been no thorough and objective study of that part of Islam called Shi'ism for Western scholars. The present work provides a clear account of the origin, history, and doctrines of an important sector of the Muslim religious community. It is written by a distinguished lead...(Read More)
Sufi Essays
Sufi Essays (June 1973)
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Author

This book combines scholarly research into certain aspect of Sufi doctrines and history with a penetrating account of the spiritual and metaphysical message and significance of Sufism as a living spiritual tradition. In an original discussion, unlike anything that has appeared before in studies of Sufism, the author places special accent on the pertinence of Sufi teachings to the most acute contemporary problems. The book addresses itself to...(Read More)
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