Heighten the Mind
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Shīʿī Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century is a collection of talks and articles that reflect upon the teachings of Prophet Muhammad, his daughter Fatima, his granddaughter Zaynab and the Twelve Imams (as). It considers how our lives may be illuminated and our hearts strengthened in the fraught atmosphere of an often toxic modern age.
Twenty lectures and two articles reflecting upon definitions of truth and existence in light of the Shi'i tradition, and critiquing some accepted 'norms' of the world in which we live today. Contents:
Lectures:1. Transforming our Way of Being2. Entering the Prophetic Path3. The Return to Our Primordial Nature4. The Ethics of Brotherhood in Islam according to ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib5. The Place for Islam in the Modern World6. Being Muslim in a Secular Environment7. Divine Justice8. Mawlid: Celebrating the Birth of Prophet Muhammad9. Ghadīr: Fulfilling the Sunna of Allah10. The Heart of Walaya11. Imamate as the Protecting Vessel of the Heart12. The Ontological Imam13. Zuhd in the Life of Imam ‘Ali14. Humanity in Nahj al-Balagha15. The Esoteric and Symbolic Significance of Fatima16. Imam al-Husayn’s Stand against Materialism17. Sayyeda Zaynab: Preserving a Gift of the Ahl al-Bayt: Seeing the Inward Reality of Things18. Conversations with Imam Ja‘far al-Sadiq19. Initiation and the Qualities of the Shi‘a20. Following the Scholars in the Time of Occultation
Articles1. A Comparative Exploration of the Spiritual Authority of the Awliyā’in the Shī‘ī and Sūfī traditions.2. Walāya as a Response to the Self-Other Dichotomy in European Philosophy
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