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By Reza Aslan

ISBN-10: 0679604243

ISBN-13: 9780679604242

EPUB eISBN: 9780679604242
Alternative name: the way to Win a Cosmic warfare: God, Globalization, and the tip of the warfare on Terror
Original book (as the way to Win a Cosmic War): 2009
Electronic publicati0n (as past Fundamentalism): 2010

The wars within the center East became non secular wars within which God is assumed to be without delay working on behalf of 1 part opposed to the opposite. The hijackers who attacked the US on September eleven, 2001, suggestion they have been battling within the identify of God. in line with award-winning author and student of religions Reza Aslan, the USA, via infusing the warfare on Terror with its personal religiously polarizing rhetoric, is struggling with an analogous war--a struggle that can't be won.

past Fundamentalism is either an in-depth learn of the ideology fueling al-Qa'ida, the Taliban, and like-minded militants during the Muslim international and an exploration of spiritual violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. At a time whilst faith and politics more and more percentage an analogous vocabulary and serve as within the comparable sphere, Aslan writes that we needs to strip the conflicts of our global in their spiritual connotations and deal with the earthly grievances that usually lie at its root.

How do you win a non secular battle? by way of refusing to struggle in one.

that includes new content material and up-to-date analysis

initially released as tips to Win a Cosmic War

From the alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author
Dr. Reza Aslan's bachelor's measure is in non secular stories, with an emphasis on scripture and traditions (which at Santa Clara college ability the hot Testament). His minor used to be in biblical Greek. He has a grasp of theological experiences measure from Harvard college, in global religions, and a Ph.D. from the collage of California, Santa Barbara, within the sociology of religions. UCSB's doctoral application is an interdisciplinary person who attracts from faith, heritage, philosophy, and sociology, between different fields. Aslan's doctorate within the sociology of religions encompasses services within the historical past of faith. Reza additionally has a grasp of good arts measure from the college of Iowa.

Dr. Aslan is presently professor of inventive writing on the collage of California, Riverside, with a joint appointment within the division of faith, and he teaches in either disciplines. He used to be formerly Wallerstein distinct vacationing Professor at Drew college, the place he taught from 2012 to 2013, and assistant traveling professor of faith on the college of Iowa, the place he taught from 2000 to 2003. He has written 3 books on faith.

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243 (Index, unter Ahmad Ahsà"ì). 132. 61 62 geschichtlicher überblick 19 und der Schule von Isfahan allgemein steht noch aus. Beispielsweise gab es hierzu eine rege Korrespondenz, und Isfahaner Anhänger Íadràs verfassten mehrere Erwiderungen auf A˙sà"ìs Kritik. Dabei wurde diesem vorgeworfen, er habe die Philosophie Íadràs falsch verstanden und seine Kritik an diesem sei daher unberechtigt. 3 Werke A˙sà"ìs A˙sà"ì hat ein äußerst umfangreiches Schrifttum hinterlassen. Ein Teil seiner Werke ist offenbar nicht erhalten geblieben,69 doch seine Hauptschriften sind noch alle vorhanden und zum Teil mehrfach gedruckt worden.

Ferner führte Ra“tì ein sesshafteres Leben als der ständig umherreisende A˙sà"ì. 106f. 108. 52. 131n70. Der Bàb übernahm dies in aßÍa˙ìfa bain al-Óaramain. Die siebte und letzte Frage Mìrzà Mu˙ìt Kirmànìs, welche er darin beantwortete, betraf die beim Besuch des Grabes von Imam Óusain ibn 'Alì zu vollziehenden Riten. 37f. Es sollte dabei berücksichtigt werden, dass der Adressat dieser Schrift ein ”ai¢ì war. Vgl. 34. Im kurz zuvor verfassten Kitàb ar-Rù˙ findet sich ebenfalls die Anweisung des Bàb, beim Besuch der Schreine nicht am Kopf des Imams zu beten, Sùra 247.

209. 37, 213. 34. 166–200. 78 Das ist nicht immer so. Gelegentlich bezeichnet er ihn auch als „unseren ”ai¢“. 38. A˙sà"ì zitiert Fai∂ oft, vor allem aus dessen al-Kalimàt al-Maknùna. Vgl. 69. 275. 1–14. net/lib/. 74 geschichtlicher überblick 21 Auferstehung ein. Diese Schrift enthält aber kaum Kontroverses und kann nur bedingt als eine Einführung in die ”ai¢ì-Theologie gelten. Ra“tì übersetzte diese Schrift später ins Persische. Ein weiteres wichtiges Werk A˙sà"ìs ist al-Fawà"id, in dem er vor allem die Epistemologie darlegt.

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