Creation: The Principle of Nature in Islamic Metaphysics

Creation: The Principle of Nature in Islamic Metaphysics

by Erkan M. Kurt


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This book explores the constant of natural existence, the principle that governs the perennial emergence of the world from the formation of stars to the movement of continents, from the sprout of a seed to the ripening of fruit, from the birth of a person to the death of a culture. As understood in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, this principle is “creation” in the sense that everything in the universe comes into existence through the creative command of God.

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ISBN-13: 9781935295181
Publisher: Blue Dome Press
Publication date: 05/16/2012
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Erkan M. Kurt, Ph.D., is a researcher at the Institute of Interfaith Dialog and an adjunct professor of Islam at the University of Houston. He writes and speaks on Islamic theology and metaphysics, existential interpretation of the Qur’an, religion-science relationship, inter-theological understanding and interfaith dialogue.

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