Moral Healing Through the Most Beautiful Names by Laleh Bakhtiar
The Practice of Spiritual Chivalry (God's Will Be Done, Vol 3)

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This work shows the traditional method of spiritual chivalry of assuming the positive traits or virtues of God's Most Beautiful Names. Known as moral self-healing (attaining muruwwah), it occurs psychologically through three stages referred to in this work as three parts. Part I, a translation of al-Ghazzali's work on the Ninety-Nine Names, shows Theoethicsthe Most Beautiful Names as only God can manifest them. This serves as the knowledge base. Part II, psychoethics shows the traditional method of processing that knowledge. Part IIISocioethicsshows the way to test the extent of having healed morallythrough our actions and improving our relations with others. Healing is effected through assuming God's Most Beautiful Names to the extent God's Grace and our own endeavor allow.

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Laleh Bakhtiar has written twenty books on Islam and Sufism, the mystical dimension, and translated twenty-five books. She is the first American woman to translate the Quran.
Published December 1, 1993 by Kazi Publications, Inc.. 160 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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For the general reader, the first chapter (on traditional African religions) and the chapter comparing two African intellectual visions of African identity may be helpful and interesting.

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