Mr. Eaton’s Islam and the Destiny of Man is an attempt to provide us with an account the last part of his book Eaton examines Islamic law, mysticism, and. Gai Eaton’s “Islam and the Destiny of Man” is a wide-ranging study of the religion of Islam from a traditional point of view. Covering all aspects.

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The author, a former member of the British Diplomatic Service, was brought up as an agnostic and embraced Islam at an early age after writing a book commissioned by T.

I have never read such surreal walk-through of Islamic history, law, society and arts before. Really informative, but also critical of Christianity, sometimes too much.

Islamic Book TrustPages: The aim of the book is to introduce the reader to an Islamic worldview, and the book is separated into three sections to complete this task. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

Eaton also explains the Islamic attitude towards life, both in joy and suffering, which reflects the Muslim attitude that all that is good in the world is a temporal gift from God and that Earth was never intended to be a paradise.

Email required Address never made public. Books by Charles Le Gai Eaton. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Written 35 dsetiny after the author embraced Islam, the book is in some part a record of a convert situating himself within the faith. Islam and Europe 2. The aim of this book is to explore what it means to be a Muslim, a member of a community which embraces a quarter of the world’s population and to describe the forces which have shaped the hearts and the minds of Islamic ggai.

The Messenger of God 6. I’m glad I revisited it, because this is a beautiful and succinct encapsulation of the Islamic worldview.

There is but One who sees us objectively, and we have reason to be thankful that He is called the Merciful, the Mxn, the Forgiving. Nov 30, Ahmed deestiny it it was ok. Return to Book Page. You Have 0 Item s In Cart.


He served as a consultant to the Islamic Cultural Centre in London. Choice and Responsibility in the Modern World wasn’t readily on hand and after reading this, it only makes me want to read that title that much more. Continuity and Contrast 3. Refresh and try again. It makes you re-examine and look at the Divine Majesty in tge beautiful way.

As a Muslim he has retained his adherence to the perennial philosophy which, he maintains, underlies the teachings of all the great religions. He writes with intellectual understanding and human warmth.

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Making Virtuous Daughters and Wives. This perhaps one of the most well written, insightful and captivating books that I have had the good pleasure to have read.

He worked for many years as a teacher and journalist in Jamaica and Egypt where he embraced Islam in before joining the O Diplomatic Service. Mar 22, Hammad Ali rated it it was amazing Shelves: The first few chapters particularly do a beautiful job in describing the awesomeness of the initial spreading of Islam to Europe.

This book is an important read for anyone seeking to genuinely understand and it is a potent antidote to the rampant misconceptions which exist about Islam today, both among Muslims and non-Muslims. I read this book many years ago in my youth, but was not really ready to absorb its lessons at the time.

In the second part of the book he explains the significance of ggai Qur’an and tells the dramatic story of Muhammad’s life and of the early Caliphate. Hopefully more people will read this, especially nonmuslims; I guarantee at t I’ve read this in Indonesian a few years ago I forget the translated title, having rented it from a comic book rentaland ane I decided to buy the English version in Amazon.

Want to Read saving…. It gives a new view on islam to the muslims, valuable and usefull gift to give to non-muslim! RulLy NasrulLoh rated it it was amazing May 28, It is at times a novel, a metaphysical treatise and cultural critique.


Nothing there is lost, for the smallest loss would be an impermissible imperfection, a stain on the glass; and the very fact that we love something on this earth is sufficient proof that it is a reflection of what exists there incomparably more beautiful form.

Islam and the Destiny of Man

Environmental Values in Christian Art. The Making of the Faith 4. It is how the perfected life operates. Available as a Google eBook for other eReaders and tablet devices. Related Titles Dealing with Deities.

You are commenting using your Twitter maan. Throughout this book the author is concerned not with the religion of Islam in isolation, but with the very nature of religious faith, its spiritual and intellectual foundations, and the light it casts upon the tthe and paradoxes of the human condition. The book may fail to make much impression upon post-modernist legal mind who is adamant to seek an almost Utopian authenticity in historical and social narratives; but then one wishes while reading the book that Eaton should have provided references for all the hadith and incidents that he makes use of to build an excellent exposition of what it really means to be a Muslim.

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The aim of this book is to explain abd it means to be a Muslim, a member of a community which embraces a quarter of the world’s population and to describe the forces which have shaped their hearts and minds.