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Man and The Holy Quran

Man and The Holy Quran

Author:
Publisher: Islamic Seminary Publications
English

www.alhassanain.org/english

Man and the Holy Qur'an

[Man and Universe]

Author(s): Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari

Publisher(s): Islamic Seminary Publications

www.alhassanain.org/english

Notice:

This version is published on behalf of www.alhassanain.org/english

The composing errors are not corrected.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Man and the Holy Qur'an 5

Merits of Man 5

Demerits of Man 7

Is Man By Nature Good or Bad? 7

Multi-dimensional Being 8

Diverse Powers of Man 12

Self-Consciousness 13

Promotion of Talents 14

Development of Body 14

Development of Soul 15

Man's Effective Role in Building His Future 15

(i) Extensiveness of the range of his information 16

(ii) Extensiveness of the range of his desires 16

(iii) Man has a special self-making ability 16

Man's Will and Range of His Freedom 17

(i) Heredity 17

(ii) Natural and Geographical Environment 18

(iii) Social Atmosphere 18

(iv) History and Time Factors 18

Man's Revolt Against Limitations 18

Man and Divine Fate 18

Man and Obligations 19

(i) Puberty 19

(ii) Sanity 20

(iii) Knowledge and Awareness 20

(iv) Ability and Power 21

(v) Power of Choice and free-Will 21

Conditions of Validity 22

Chapter 2: Human Knowledge 26

I. Innate Self-Consciousness 27

II. Philosophical Self-consciousness 28

III. Universal Self-consciousness 28

IV. Class Self-consciousness 29

V. National Self-consciousness 29

VI. Human Self-consciousness 30

VII. Mystic Self-Consciousness 33

VIII. Prophetic Self-Consciousness 35

Note 37