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Author Nasr, Seyyed Hossein.

Title The need for a sacred science / Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1993]


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Description v, 187 pages ; 24 cm
Series SUNY series in religious studies
SUNY series in religious studies.
Contents Pt. 1. The World of the Spirit - A Metaphysical Context for the Cultivation of Sacred Science. 1. God is Reality. 2. Self-awareness and Ultimate Selfhood. 3. Time - The Moving Image of Eternity -- Pt. 2. The Unity of the Divine Stratosphere - The Diversity of the Human Atmosphere. 4. One is the Spirit and Many its Human Reflections - Thoughts on the Human Condition Today. 5. The Philosophia Perennis and the Study of Religion -- Pt. 3. Science: Traditional and Modern. 6. Western Science and Asian Cultures. 7. The Traditional Sciences. 8. The Spiritual Significance of Nature -- Pt. 4. Tradition, Sacred Science and the Modern Predicament. 9. Sacred Science and the Environmental Crisis - An Islamic Perspective. 10. The Concept of Human Progress through Material Evolution: A Traditional Critique. 11. Reflections on the Theological Modernism of Hans Kung -- Postscript - The Need for a Sacred Science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Holy, The.
Religion -- Philosophy.
Religion and science.
LC no. 92026202 //r95
ISBN 079141518X (paperback: acid-free)
0791415171 (cloth : acid-free)