Download PDF by Frithjof Schuon: Understanding Islam: A New Translation with Selected Letters

By Frithjof Schuon

ISBN-10: 1935493906

ISBN-13: 9781935493907

With over a billion believers through the globe, Islam is still probably the most misunderstood of the world's nice Revelations. during this totally revised and amended translation of his masterpiece, thinker Frithjof Schuon bargains readers a deeper knowing of Islam, the world's moment greatest faith. that includes an in depth appendix of formerly unpublished fabrics and specified editor's notes to help readers, this publication is a needs to for any assortment.

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Matheson was published in 1963 by Allen & Unwin in the United Kingdom and Roy Publishers in the United States. It has since been reprinted numerous times by various publishers, including once by Penguin Books in 1972. World Wisdom’s first edition of Understanding Islam appeared in 1994, followed by a second edition in 1998; for the latter, the distinguished Islamicist Annemarie Schimmel contributed a very perceptive foreword, which appears also in the present revised and expanded third edition.

Realizing the second Shahādah means first of all7 becoming fully conscious that the world—or manifestation—is “not other” than God or the Principle, since “to the degree that” it has reality it can only be that which alone “is”, or in other words it can only be divine; realizing this Shahādah thus means seeing God everywhere and everything in Him. 8 If Islam merely sought to teach that there is only one God and not two or more, it would have no persuasive force. The persuasive force it possesses comes from the fact that at root it teaches the reality of the Absolute and the dependence of all things on the Absolute.

When a Christian hears the word “truth” he immediately thinks of the fact that “the Word was made flesh”, whereas, when a Muslim hears that word he thinks first of all that “there is no divinity apart from the sole Divinity” and will interpret this, according to his level or knowledge, either literally or metaphysically. 9 If, for Christians, the truth is that Christ allowed himself to be crucified, for Muslims—for whom the truth is that there is only one God—the crucifixion of Christ, by its very nature, cannot be “the Truth”, and the Muslim rejection of the cross is a way of expressing this.

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