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He also frequently contributed articles to the quarterly journal on comparative religion and traditional studies, Studies in Comparative Religion. He is buried in the Muslim Reflwctions of Brookwood Cemetery.
Eighty-six of these talks—variously titled Reflections, Refpections of Faith and Pause for Thought—are published here for the first time as Reflections. Please consider buying books at full price as a way of supporting the charitable activities of the ITS. Diala rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Allows you to be a conscious Muslim, not just one who passively inherits cultural practices with no understanding of reflecyions faith’s philosophy.
Spiritual musings, reflections, and advice in the form of short speeches rolled into a book.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Archived from the original on 19 October For more than twenty years, he was consultant to the Islamic Cultural Centre in London. Marlene Merced rated it really liked it Feb 01, Bilqis rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Archived from the original on 7 September This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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Why religion, do exton really need one? Seif Zeineldin rated it it was amazing Aug 27, This is no curry-island. Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original on 13 September Born in LausanneSwitzerlandand raised in London under the name Gai, Eaton was the son of the married Francis Errington and his mistressRuth; to hide her son’s illegitimacyRuth claimed that she had been married to a CanadianCharles Eaton an invention of Errington’s, by then supposedly deceasedand that Reflectkons had fathered the child.
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Tariq Zameer rated it it was amazing May 02, Regarding the invasion of Iraq, in an teflections with emel magazine he said, “I am very torn either way and I cannot quite make up my mind what I think Eaton was frequently critical of mainstream British Muslim opinion, eahon believed that Muslims themselves should have overthrown Saddam Hussein in the s. If you are interested in supporting the activities of the Islamic Texts Society, please visit the Support Us page.
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King of the Castle: I learned so many new things, both facts as well as paradigms and metaphors which I am sure to use in my own discussion classes!
He worked for many years as a teacher and journalist in Jamaica and Egypt where he embraced Islam in before joining the British Diplomatic Service. September Please consider buying books at full price as a way of supporting the charitable activities of the ITS.
Want to Read saving…. Many converts to Islam in the United Kingdom have been inspired by his books, which are also expositions of Islam for Western readers, secular or believing. Katie rated it liked it Apr 25, Regarding the invasion of Iraqin an interview with Emel magazinehe stated, “I am very torn either way and I cannot quite make up my mind what I think Jan 24, Ahmed Rashed rated it it was amazing.
Between the years andthe late Gai Eaton gave a series of talks on BBC Radio about Islam and its role in contemporary society.