Western religions have a specific image of the divine. For example, God is not only a person but also seems to have gender—and it is always masculine. Some are now...
Divine providence is God’s capacity to bring about the purposes and promises of God with 100 percent certainty—for individuals, for humanity, indeed for the cosmos as...
To try to know God is to try to discern what God may be like. Though we risk creating God in the image of humans, we consider various Divine traits—expresssing capability...
Is this a joke? Our world, with its vast evils, the ‘best possible world’? It seems absurd. Yet some do claim that ultimately our world will be the best possible...
Is it possible to infer something of the nonphysical, divine existence of God from the physical, human existence of art? Can one argue for God from art?
What if God were a ‘person’? A person has sense, knowledge, will, intent, feelings. A person can be compassionate, sympathetic, empathetic. If God were a person,...
How does Islamic philosophy define ultimate reality? What is the meaning of divine infinity within Islam? Seyyed Hossein Nasr is University Professor of Islamic Studies at...