Cover image for Understanding Islamic sciences : philosophy, theology, mysticism, morality, jurisprudence
Title:
Understanding Islamic sciences : philosophy, theology, mysticism, morality, jurisprudence
Author:
Muṭahharī, Murtaz̤á.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London : ICAS Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
244 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781904063032
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
B741 .M88 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

This book is an introduction to the classical Islamic sciences of philosophy, kalam (theology), Irfan (mysticism), usul al-fiqh (the principles of jurisprudence), fiqh (jurisprudence), and hikmat al-amali (practical philosophy and morality). Compiled from the works of one the most prolific and influential Islamic thinkers of the twentieth century, Murtada Mutahhari, it surveys the fundamentals of these branches of the Islamic sciences from the perspective of multiple Islamic sects and ideologies. An excellent guide to the foundational teachings of Islam as well as an effective introduction to further studies in the classical Islamic sciences.


Table of Contents

What is Philosophy?
An Introduction to `ilm al-kalam
Introduction to `Irfan
Jurisprudence
Morality and Ethics