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King of the Castle: Choice and Responsibility in the Modern World
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King of the Castle: Choice and Responsibility in the Modern World
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Product SKU 9780946621217
Brand Islamic Texts Society
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King of the Castle: Choice and Responsibility in the Modern World - Softcover


Author: Gai Eaton
Publisher: The Islamic Texts Society
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 216
Weight: 295g

 

King of the Castle examines closely many of the unquestioned assumptions by which we live our lives, comparing them with the beliefs that have shaped and guided human life in the past. It begins with a consideration of how secular societies attempt to possess their citizens, body and soul and how, as a consequence, the necessity of redefining human responsibility becomes an ever more urgent imperative. The book continues with a presentation of the traditional view of man as 'God's Viceroy on Earth', with an eye to its practical implications in a world that has all but forgotten, under the pressure of mass social persuasion, that man must always be free to choose his own ultimate destiny. The author's thesis is a passionate yet incisive plea for the restoration of the sacred norms of religion, as against the debilitating and falsifying aims of a profane world-view based on no more than recent scientific and technological achievements.

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