Written by the best-selling author of Islam and the Destiny of Man,
God: Reflections on Islam is a profound analysis of the most urgent concerns
and questions facing us at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Contrasting modern, secular society with religion and tradition in general and
with Islam in Particular, Gai Eaton clarifies the essential need for
spirituality, religion and values based on eternal principles. The continuity
and harmony of the religious perspective contrasted with the dislocation
and alienation of modern society is the theme that runs throughout the book.
Touching on religion in principle: metaphysics, knowledge of the divine and of
oneself, supplication, the necessity for purifying the ego; and on the
application of religion to society: politics, architecture, the environment and
gender relations, Charles Le Gai Eaton illustrates the subtle harmony of a
religious perspective and its ability to transform both the individual and