Understanding Islam

Understanding Islam
English | 2003 | ISBN: 0941532240 | 204 pages | PDF | 5 MB

A masterpiece of comparative religion ... Such objectivity as Frithjof Schuon's ... is exceedingly rare. -- Islamic Quarterly
Any serious person will feel grateful to be confronted by such a generously discerning intellect ... in this darkening time. -- Jacob Needleman, San Francisco State University
Schuon's book shows the essence of Islam ... one often finds passages which touch the heart. -- Annemarie Schimmel, Professor Harvard University (from the Foreword)
The best work in English on the meaning of Islam and why Muslims believe in it. -- Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University
[Schuon is] the most important religious thinker of our century. -- Huston Smith, author of The World's Religions, and Why Religion Matters