Sign In . Don't have a World Wisdom ID? Sign Up
What is "Christian Spirit"?
Memories (video clips) of Martin Lings by Michon and Petitpierre
Where to look to "see God Everywhere"?
The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity
A Definition of the Perennial Philosophy
What is Sacred Art?
Spiritual Poetry
The Sacred Worlds Series
Interview with Frithjof Schuon - on Primordiality
Books about Buddhism
Slideshows
  Video clip 1: We are 'of the earth' but also 'of the Spirit' Back to the List of Slideshows
This video excerpt is from a January 22, 2005 interview with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who is an author, teacher, and an important figure in current interfaith understanding.

Click here to return
to the World Wisdom slideshow page.
Listen to Audio      View Video
slide 3 of 5

This third video clip from the interview with Imam Feisal deals with the perplexing mandate, or expectation 'accepted' by humankind: We are imperfect beings who, because or our spirit nature, are capable of striving for perfection. Rather than leave this seemingly insurmountable obstacle as a reason for defeatism, Imam Feisal points out that this situation calls upon us to ponder some of the givens of our situation, our limitations, our gifts, etc. We are left to decide whether we will “minister to the needs of our physiology” or “minister to the needs of our spirit nature” as the highest priority in life. At such a crossroads, the choosing of one path over the other will determine the trajectory of our success or failure in our divine mandate.
Back to the List of Slideshows



Home | Books | DVDs | Authors | eProducts | Members | Slideshows | Library | Image-Gallery | Links | About Us | Sitemap




Privacy Statement
Copyright © 2008