Knowledge and the Sacred

Knowledge and the Sacred

by Seyyed Hossein Nasr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791401774

ISBN-13: 9780791401774

Pub. Date: 07/28/1989

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791401774
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/28/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE

1. Knowledge and Its Desacralization

2. What Is Tradition?

3. The Rediscovery of the Sacred: The Revival of Tradition

4. Scientia Sacra

5. Man, Pontifical and Promethean

6. The Cosmos as Theophany

7. Eternity and the Temporal Order

8. Traditional Art as Fountain of Knowledge and Grace

9. Principial Knowledge and the Multiplicity of Sacred Forms

10. Knowledge of the Sacred as Deliverance

INDEX

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