Reason and Inspiration in Islam: Theology, Philosophy and Mysticism in Muslim Thought

Reason and Inspiration in Islam: Theology, Philosophy and Mysticism in Muslim Thought
Author: Todd Lawson
Language English
Pages: 600
ISBN10: 1850434700
Genre: Religion
Goodreads Rating: 4.60
ISBN13: 9781850434702
Published: January 8th 2006 by I. B. Tauris in Association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies

In all the current alienating discourse on Islam as a source of extremism and fanatic violence this new publication takes a timely and refreshing look at the traditions of Islamic mysticism, philosophy and intellectual debate in a series of diverse and stimulating approaches. It tackles the major figures of Islamic thought as well as shedding light on hitherto unconsidered aspects of Islam utilizing new source material. The contributors are impressive list of scholars and experts.