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The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr

The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr “In a time when religions suffer greatly from a lack of articulate and reasonable spokespersons, believers from any tradition who know Dr. Nasr’s work are able to raise their heads high when his name is mentioned and say: ‘He makes us all proud to be people of faith.’ I have been reading Dr. Nasr […]

  • William C. Chittick
  • 978-1-933316-38-3
  • Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
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The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr
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    The Essential Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    “In a time when religions suffer greatly from a lack of articulate and reasonable spokespersons, believers from any tradition who know Dr. Nasr’s work are able to raise their heads high when his name is mentioned and say: ‘He makes us all proud to be people of faith.’ I have been reading Dr. Nasr for over twenty years and his intelligence, prescience, and relevance astound me still. “Dr. Nasr was perhaps the first person to identify the causa profundis of the current environmental crisis, and in the mid-sixties he was a lone voice in the wilderness calling people’s attention to the grave danger that we now all recognize we are in. We ignore him to our own peril. He has much to teach us, and in an age that lacks wisdom, he is surely one of our great sages.”

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    • William C. Chittick
    • 978-1-933316-38-3
    • Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
    • 2007
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