It is quite remarkable how Dr. Lings was able to articulate in a handful of pages the root of the problems that have plagued the modern world.
It is quite remarkable how Dr. At the same time he offers a clear insight into some of the ancient beliefs - often ignored, if not ridiculed in this time and age, which in a way tell more about the mockers that the subject of their mockery.
Ancient Beliefs & Modern Superstitions.
Ancient Beliefs and Modern Superstitions (2001), Archetype . Archetype Books publisher of books by Martin Lings. Author page at the Matheson Trust.
Ancient Beliefs and Modern Superstitions (2001), Archetype, ISBN 1-901383-02-4. What is Sufism (Islamic Texts Society, 1999). Fons Vitae Publishing – Books by Martin Lings. Titles by Martin Lings. Works of Martin Lings in Hungarian.
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Start by marking Ancient Beliefs and Modern Superstitions as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. This book strikes at the root of almost everything that makes it difficult for the present-day Westerner to believe whole-heartedly in religion, and in doing so it shows modern man to be the embodiment of superstition in its most dangerous form. We are faced in the modern world with a situation similar to that in the fable of the Emperor's new clothes.
superstition, an irrational belief or practice resulting from ignorance or fear of the unknown. The validity of superstitions is based on belief in the power of magic and witchcraft and in such invisible forces as spirits and demons. A common superstition in the Middle Ages was that the devil could enter a person during that unguarded moment when that person was sneezing; this could be avoided if anyone present immediately appealed to the name of God.
What's in the Box? 1 x Ancient Beliefs and Modern Superstitions. The renowned scholar and Sufi master, the late Dr Martin Lings (Shaykh Abu Bakr Siraj ad-Din) was w. .
Drawing upon his wide knowledge of world religions the author in this book strikes at the root of everything that makes it difficult for people today to believe wholeheartedly in religion and in doing so, it shows modern man to be, in his own peculiar twenty-first century way, the embodiment of superstition in its most dangerous form.
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