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Title:
The essence of Quran.
Author:
Vinobā, 1895-1982, editor.
Uniform Title:
Qurʼan. English. Selections.
Edition:
[2d ed.].
Physical Description:
xxvi, 255 pages 19 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part I. The book introduced -- I. Introduction -- (1) Introduction -- II. The glory of the book -- (2) the light of the book -- (3) Nature of the book -- (4) The prescribed way of (the recital of) the book -- Part II. God -- III. Oneness of God -- (5) Unity of God -- (6) Negation of polytheism -- IV. God as gnosis -- (7) God is light -- (8) The omniscient -- V. Merciful God -- (9) The merciful -- (10) Gifts of God -- VI. The creator -- (11) Creator of the universe -- (12) Beauty manifest in God's creation -- (13) Signs of God -- VII. The omnipotent -- (14) The powerful -- (15) Master of supreme will -- (16) Inexpressibly great -- VIII. Remembrance of God -- (17) Rosary of remembrance -- IX. Revelation -- (18) Revelation -- X. Prayer -- (19) Prayer -- Part III. Devotion -- XI. Devotion -- (20) An exhortation for prayer -- (21) Worship of God by the whole creation -- (22) Conviction -- (23) Sacrifice and dedication -- (24) Test and assurance -- (25) Patience -- XII. Company of the righteous -- (26) Company of the righteous -- XIII. Non-attachment -- (27) The cognition of manifested existence as transient -- (28) Dispassion -- Part IV. The devotee and the unbeliever -- XIV. Characteristics of the devices -- (29) Aspects of the devotee -- (30) One who offered incessant prayers -- (31) Man of conviction -- (32) Patient -- (33) Non-violent -- (34) Blessings to the devotee -- XV. Characteristics of the unbelievers -- (35) The sceptic -- (36) Contrary minds -- (37) Futile activities of the infidel -- (38) The path of perdition -- Part V. Religious faith -- XVI. Religious faith -- (39) Religious principles -- (4) Religious tolerance -- (41) Rites and rituals -- Part VI. Moral disciplines -- XVII. Truth -- (42) Discrimination between the real and the unreal -- XVIII. Purification of speech -- (43) The truthful -- (44) Graceful speech -- (45) Non slandering -- XIX. Non violence -- (46) Justice -- (47) Mercy better than justice -- (48) Creed of non violence -- (49) Sense of togetherness -- (50) Non cooperation with evil -- (51) Inescapable resistance -- XX. Control over the palate -- (52) Abstemious ways -- XXI. Chastity -- (53) Chastity -- XXII. An honest livelihood -- (54) Non stealing -- (55) The non acquisitive way -- (56) Charity -- XXIII. Ethical teaching -- (57) Power of goodness -- (58) Moral advice -- XXIV. Good conduct -- (59) Good conduct -- Part VII. Man and his nature -- XXV. Man -- (60) Man's uniqueness -- (61) Weakness of man -- (62) Proclivity to evil -- (63) Ingrate -- (64) The believer and the unbeliever -- Part VIII. The apostle -- XXVI. The apostles -- (65) The apostles for the good of all -- (66) Apostles are human beings -- (67) Their uniqueness -- (68) Gain from the stories of the apostles -- (69) Noah -- (70) Abraham -- (71) Moses -- (72) Jesus Christ -- (73) Prophets not specified -- XXVII. Prophet Mohammed -- (74) The revelation of Mohammed -- (75) God's guidance to Mohammed -- (76) Testament through Mohammed -- (77) Wealth of virtues -- (78) Apostolical mission -- (79) Ask for God's blessing for His prophet -- Part IX. Initiation in the mysteries -- XXVIII. Philosophy: the world, the individual, and the inner sanctuary of the soul -- (80) Universe -- (81) The sentient being -- (82) The inner ruler -- XXIX. Law of causation -- (83) Fundamental belief in the law of causation -- (84) Law of cause and effect inescapable -- (85) The effect of action does not cease even after death -- XXX. Life after death -- (86) Resurrection is inevitable -- (87) The last day -- (88) Heaven, hell, etc. -- (89) Prayer for the peace of the soul -- (90) God's grace.
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