By Abbas Yazdani (auth.), Prof. A-T. Tymieniecka, Nazif Muhtaroglu (eds.)
This selection of reviews in vintage problems with Islamic theology and philosophy, authored basically by means of younger Islamic students, is directed to Islamic and Occidental readers alike. whereas the questions right here explored are vintage, those stories are certainly no longer narrowly interested by historic concerns or the delineation of the filiation of principles. quite they continue from the private quest of every of the authors, who're triggered through modern matters as they search to appreciate the outdated issues afresh. whereas appreciating the advantages of humanity’s sleek technological development, they keenly figure the relevance of inherited Islamic knowledge in addressing the issues that accompany that development. amazing conclusions end up one absorbs those reports. to start with, the deplored technological-pragmatic flip of today's civilization, which threatens to deconstruct the metaphysical middle of Islamic in addition to Christian proposal and to silence the search for fact, is loosening its grip. The common issues of humanity demand a revivified actual knowing of metaphysics, one to be enriched in the course of the evolution of humankind. Into this New Enlightenment, which shimmers and beckons, Islamic knowledge is now coming into and contributing.
Secondly, the hunt for renewed Islamic illumination of the perennial issues of human souls is manifested in our authors’ sharing their philosophical insights and issues of view throughout cultural borders in encounters with prior and current Occidental thinkers. This paintings renews the dear ties among Islamic and Western thinkers that have been shaped within the center a long time after which disrupted.