In Search of the Sacred: A Conversation with Seyyed Hossein by Seyyed Hossein Nasr,Ramin Jahanbegloo

By Seyyed Hossein Nasr,Ramin Jahanbegloo

Seyyed Hossein Nasr is without doubt one of the preeminent philosophers writing at the present time. guaranteed to be a key source for many years to come back, In seek of the Sacred: a talk with Seyyed Hossein Nasr on His existence and Thought illuminates Nasr's studies and stocks his insights on themes from faith and philosophy to technology and the arts.

Based on a chain of interviews, the ebook combines conventional autobiography with an exploration of the highbrow and religious trajectories of the author's suggestion in the course of key classes of his existence. In doing so, it offers a desirable landscape, not just of the existence and concepts of 1 guy, but additionally of significant occasions starting from highbrow existence in Iran throughout the Pahlavi interval and the Iranian Revolution to a couple of the most important spiritual and highbrow debates among Islam and modernism. Nasr writes that his "whole existence has been a quest for the sacred." This paintings connects that quest with one of the most very important problems with the day in encounters among Islam and the West.

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