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The Resource The timeless relevance of traditional wisdom, by M. Ali Lakhani ; foreword by Reza Shah-Kazemi ; introduction by William Stoddart

The timeless relevance of traditional wisdom, by M. Ali Lakhani ; foreword by Reza Shah-Kazemi ; introduction by William Stoddart

Label
The timeless relevance of traditional wisdom
Title
The timeless relevance of traditional wisdom
Statement of responsibility
by M. Ali Lakhani ; foreword by Reza Shah-Kazemi ; introduction by William Stoddart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lakhani, M. Ali.
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1595
LC item number
.L25 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • The library of perennial philosophy
  • The perennial philosophy series
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  • Wisdom
  • Conduct of life
  • Religion
  • Philosophy
Label
The timeless relevance of traditional wisdom, by M. Ali Lakhani ; foreword by Reza Shah-Kazemi ; introduction by William Stoddart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is "tradition"? -- An introduction to sacred web -- The importance of spiritual literacy -- Pluralism and the metaphysics of morality -- "What thirst is for" -- Of detachment and spiritual courtesy -- Consecrated to the sublime -- "Fundamentalism" : a metaphysical perspective -- Reclaiming the center -- Understanding "tradition" -- On faith and intellect -- Umberto Eco, Fascism, and tradition -- Towards a traditional understanding of sexuality -- On translation -- The principle of verticality -- The quest for moral certainty -- On cultivating awareness -- What is normal? -- The problem of evil -- The secular and the sacred -- "Standing unshakably in the true" : a commentary on the teachings of Frithjof Schuon (1907-1998) -- "A single principle" : on faith and pluralism -- Striving for "wholeness" in the Kali yuga -- The secularization of faith in the modern world -- Of "longing" and "belonging" -- Excerpt from "The metaphysics of human governance" -- The metaphysics of poetic expression -- "Neither of the East nor of the West" : universality in Islam -- Education in the light of tradition : a metaphysical perspective -- Review of Science of the cosmos, science of the soul, by William C. Chittick -- Review of Conversations with Wendell Berry -- Review of the Henry Corbin trilogy / by Tom Cheetham
Control code
16290955
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxi, 301 p.
Isbn
9781935493198
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010024505
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn505422361
Label
The timeless relevance of traditional wisdom, by M. Ali Lakhani ; foreword by Reza Shah-Kazemi ; introduction by William Stoddart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is "tradition"? -- An introduction to sacred web -- The importance of spiritual literacy -- Pluralism and the metaphysics of morality -- "What thirst is for" -- Of detachment and spiritual courtesy -- Consecrated to the sublime -- "Fundamentalism" : a metaphysical perspective -- Reclaiming the center -- Understanding "tradition" -- On faith and intellect -- Umberto Eco, Fascism, and tradition -- Towards a traditional understanding of sexuality -- On translation -- The principle of verticality -- The quest for moral certainty -- On cultivating awareness -- What is normal? -- The problem of evil -- The secular and the sacred -- "Standing unshakably in the true" : a commentary on the teachings of Frithjof Schuon (1907-1998) -- "A single principle" : on faith and pluralism -- Striving for "wholeness" in the Kali yuga -- The secularization of faith in the modern world -- Of "longing" and "belonging" -- Excerpt from "The metaphysics of human governance" -- The metaphysics of poetic expression -- "Neither of the East nor of the West" : universality in Islam -- Education in the light of tradition : a metaphysical perspective -- Review of Science of the cosmos, science of the soul, by William C. Chittick -- Review of Conversations with Wendell Berry -- Review of the Henry Corbin trilogy / by Tom Cheetham
Control code
16290955
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxi, 301 p.
Isbn
9781935493198
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010024505
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn505422361

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