Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr Publisher: Suhail Year: 1999 Pages: 185 Printed: Pakistan
Binding: Hard Cover Book Condition: New Weight: 383 gr. Description: This book is an introduction to important intellectual and spiritual perspectives in Islam through the lives and ideas of particularly eminent representatives of three Islamic scholars. Avicenna of the philosopher scientists, Suhrawardi of the Illuminationists, and Ibn ‘Arabi of the Sufis. Since in the Islamic world an individual has been most often the representative of a school and particular point of view, special emphasis is given to the relation between the particular figure and the school to which he belonged.