ISLAM BETWEEN EAST and WEST Alija’Ali Izetbegavic Islam Between East and West ISLAM BETWEEN EAST and WEST ‘Alija’AIi Izetbegovic Third Edition. Islam between East and West by Alija Izetbegovic. Identifier IslamBetweenEastAndWestAlijaIzetbegovic. Identifier-ark ark://t0vq6s It is perhaps not known to many that Alija Izetbegovic, the celebrated Muslim statesman and the President of Bosnia-Herzegovina, is no less gifted as a scholar.

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What they were fighting against yesterday is today ap- proved, and some very dear ideas remain only as a decoration of theory. The law stars where the limitation of this power begins and where it has taken the stand of the weak as opposed to the benefit of the strong. Scientific, and Cultural Organization, n.

That is why meditation does betwewn try to answer the questions of society or mankind.

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The novel, one of the best in Chinese classical literature, describes the revolt easf the peasants against the imperial administration during the twelfth century. It is a spiritual, cosmic, and primeval fear bound to the secrets and riddles of human existence.

Only together can they give us the complete and true picture about him. This way of thinking leads to the application of the scientific method, which al- ways implies an absolute causality, and fast by itself means the ne- gation of freedom which is the essence of the soul. British Broadcasting Corporation,p. Our quality of man obliges us.

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Culture is characterized by this enigma and goes qp through all time with the steady striving to solve it. It is more or less correct only in some aspects.

The Works of Schopenhauer, ed. Science refers to Darwin and his gigantic synth- esis; art refers to Michelangelo and his grandiose charter on the ceil- ing of the Sistine Chapel. We can deny these two worlds, but we cannot escape from them.

Only man revolts, the only animal who refused to be so. The answer is yes, in Islam. It deals with dogmas, institutions, and teachings of Islam with the aim of establishing the place of Islam in the general spectrum of ideas.


Even Plato accepted it as necessary that men were unequal. We can bid welcome to it. Christianity, which has become a church, began to talk about work, wealth, power, education, science, marriage, laws, so- cial alijq, and so forth. We will find the two systems as two inwardly logical and closed orders, but for many of us the picture will seem surprising.

It is a powerful detoxifying organ, breaking down many kinds of toxic izetbegovvic and making them harmless. This book is good for all it’s not writing for Muslims only nor to spread the word about Islam.

It would soon be reduced to 30 hours, while the working year would be reduced to 9 months.

Therefore, the question is not if we live two lives, but only if we live so with understanding. One of these items ships sooner than the other. In his book The First Law, Atkinson writes that different kinds of prohibitions existed among primitive people everywhere in the world. Biology completes anr picture by showing that everything goes back to the primeval form of life which in tum is a physical-chemical process, a islm of molecules.

Upright bearing, westt of hand, lan- guage, and intelligence are various states and moments in evolution which remain zoological in nature. Symptoms such as family disintegration, the increase of social vices, crime, prostitution, neuroses, and general hopelessness appear in both of the previously mentioned leading systems and point to the same etiology of the disease, though with different signs.

I would like to point out that this comes as no surprise.

What about primitive man? Cer- tainly, everybody has the right to live as he thinks best, including the right not to be consistent with his own pattern. The na- ture of sacrifice has remained unexplained and even absurd.

Both religion and revolution are bom in pain and suffering and die in well-being and comfort. There is no known association between Izetbegovic and English society and thought but he does walk with ability through a host of English thinkers, He finds concordances between Islamic and English thought and practice.

In capitalist countries, education generally conforms to the economic requirements and serves the industrial system. In the same sense, the social order reflects the ideals of religion and ethics while both Christianity and materialism are clearly distinct from Islam because they lack both the principle of balance and the merger of body and soul.


Together they enable the creation of main psychological functions and conditional reflexes.

The rich folklore, the wedding cus- toms, the folk songs, and dances offer a kind of cultural and aesthe- tic experience almost entirely unknown to a man of the city. Evolution seems to have followed the principle of usefulness, the direction which was 43 Andrf Tetry, Res putils chez les etres vivants [Tools among Living Beings.

Neither of them will ever prevail over the other for one is supported by so many irrefut- 5 The idea of evolution has always been connected with atheism. Someone has calculated that the rich countries, which make up one-third of the world, could spend 15 billion dollars a year on alima alone. Somebody found that every American — man, woman, and child — uses 18 tons of different materials yearly.

It is freeing the bondman; or the giving of food in a day of privation to the orphan with claims of wsst or to the indigent down in the dust.

Their true life is as long as their struggle to be realized. They consist of soul only.

Islam between East and West by ‘Alija ‘Ali Izetbegovic

The utmost meaning of art is to discover the human quality in men who have been degraded by life and to find human greatness in the small, forgotten people — in a word, to reveal the human soul of the same value in every human being. This fact creates a mixture in which it is difficult to find the true origin or true place of an idea or tendency.

He is simply blind to the problem and, in our case, blind to the miracle. All the colleges and universities of the country hadstudents in ; 3, in ; and ten years later, they numbered 14,

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