Nahjul-Balagha (Path of Eloquence)

Nahjul-Balagha (Path of Eloquence)

Path of Eloquence The book consists of several parts. In the first, he discusses the two main characteristics of Nahjul-Balagha, its literary excellence and multi-dimensionality, quoting various viewpoints expressed about Imam Ali’s eloquence in general and Nahjul-Balagha in particular. In the second part, the author discusses the theological and metaphysical ideas embedded in Nahjul-Balagha, comparing […]

  • Ayatollah Murtada Mutahhari
  • Seventh U.S. Edition
  • New York
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    Path of Eloquence The book consists of several parts. In the first, he discusses the two main characteristics of Nahjul-Balagha, its literary excellence and multi-dimensionality, quoting various viewpoints expressed about Imam Ali’s eloquence in general and Nahjul-Balagha in particular. In the second part, the author discusses the theological and metaphysical ideas embedded in Nahjul-Balagha, comparing them with parallel viewpoints with which Muslim orators and philosophers are familiar. The third part deals with ibada (adoration) and its various levels. The fourth part deals with the Islamic Government and Social Justice. The fifth, which deals with the controversial issue of caliphate (khilafa) and the superior status of Ahl al-Bayt (AS), is deleted from this translation. The sixth and the seventh parts discuss Nahjul-Balagha's ethical teachings, in particular the Islamic Concept of zuhd (asceticism), the meaning of the life in this world (dunya), so often condemned in Nahjul-Balagha, and the meaning of the contrast between life in this world and that in the Hereafter, which is also a recurring theme.

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    • Ayatollah Murtada Mutahhari
    • Seventh U.S. Edition
    • New York
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  • Assalamo Alaikom. A new edition of this great book, NAHJUL-BALAGHA, in full color has just been published in the U.K. and is being marketed globally by Amazon. Volume Three in particular contains “National Geographic Magazine” quality photos of the Grand Shrine of Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib from the inside and outside in addition to a great deal of information about the Imam and quotations of his wise adages. Do not miss the opportunity to obtain this great collection. New information has been added to this British edition!