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Western Civilization through Muslim Eyes


Title: Western civilization through Muslim eyes

Author(s): Sayyid Mujtaba Musawi Lari

Publisher(s): Qum: Foundation of Islamic C. P. W., 2010= 1389.

ISBN: 978-964-5817-65-5

Category: General Politics amp; Current Affairs

Topic Tags: Society Civilization

Appearance: 176 p

Congress Classification: BP229/3/م8الف504954 1389

Dewey decimal classification: 297/489

National bibliography number: 2039998


سرشناسه : موسوی لاری، مجتبی، 1314 -

Musavi Lari Mujtaba,

عنوان قراردادی : اسلام و سیمای تمدن غرب. ژاپنی

عنوان و نام پدیدآور : Western civilization through Muslim eyes/ author Mujtaba Musawi Lari; translator Khalid Kiba.

مشخصات نشر : Qum: Foundation of Islamic C. P. W., 2010= 1389.

مشخصات ظاهری : 176ص.

شابک : 978-964-5817-65-5

وضعیت فهرست نویسی : فیپا

یادداشت : ژاپنی.

موضوع : اسلام و غرب

موضوع : تمدن اسلامی

موضوع : اسلام و مسیحیت

موضوع : اسلام و ادیان دیگر

شناسه افزوده : کیبا، خالد، مترجم

شناسه افزوده : Kiba, Khalid

رده بندی کنگره : BP229/3/م8الف504954 1389

رده بندی دیویی : 297/489

شماره کتابشناسی ملی : 2039998


The Author in the book highlights and answers some of the vital questions like: What is the position of Islam today, what is its task and what role should it and could it be playing in helping mankind out of the morass into which the divisive materialism of East and West threaten to plunge us one and all?

Part 1: Physiognomy of the West

Genesis of Human Life and Civilization

The very advance in scientific research into the origins of life on this planet pushes the date of its first appearance further back into remoter ages while increasing the riddles to unravel and the puzzles to solve.

Despite the comparatively recent appearance of human life proper—an infinitesimal fraction of the period for which the planet has nourished living matter —much uncertainty obscures the etiology of its production.

Nonetheless, scientists and paleontologists have, by excavations and the discovery of artifacts, corn and other relics of human handicraft, been able to trace the course of man's upward progress through a series of stages in history thus:

1. Paleolithic: marked by the use of simple weapons to kill animals in self-defense or for food: stones, sticks and similar hunting tools: savagery and brutishness in constant fear of the beasts: use of caves and holes in the earth as shelter from voracious carnivores and from the dark. Primacy went to the most capable hunter: all human effort was bent to the conquest of foes— whether hostile nature or animals or

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