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The Elephant in the Dark

Christianity, Islam and the Sufis

by Idries Shah

  • 380 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Octagon Press, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Relations,
  • Sufism,
  • Islam - General,
  • History,
  • Spirituality,
  • Mysticism,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Christianity,
  • Christianity and other religio

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8287232M
    ISBN 100900860367
    ISBN 109780900860362

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The Elephant in the Dark is a book by the writer Idries Shah, based on lectures he delivered at the University of Geneva as Visiting Professor in – He was invited to speak on the topic of “Salvation as a total surrender to God: an attempt at dialogue between Christians and Muslims.” The book was published by Octagon Press in and is due to be republished in new paperback Author: Idries Shah.

Apr 18,  · Elephant in the Dark [Mina Javaherbin, Eugene Yelchin] on jydrescueteam.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A bold, humorous rendition of The Three Blind Men and the Elephant, magnificently illustrated by an award-winning artist.

When the villagers hear of a huge and mysterious creature that has come all the way from India5/5(5). Elephant in the Dark is a beautifully illustrated update to the classic story of The Blind Men and the Elephant. When the merchant brings home a secret creature the towns people can't wait to solve the mystery but their gossip and bickering soon gets out of hand/5.

A bold, humorous rendition of "The Three Blind Men and the Elephant," magnificently illustrated by an award-winning artist. A bold, humorous rendition of "The Three Blind Men and the Elephant" magnificently illustrated by an award-winning artist.

When the villagers hear of a huge and mysterious creature that has come all the way from India, they steal into the dark barn to find out what it is. "It's like a snake!" says one. "It's like a tree trunk," says another. "No, it's like a fan!"Brand: Scholastic.

The Elephant in the Dark: Christianity, Islam and the Sufis [Idries Shah] on jydrescueteam.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. AMERICAN ENGLISH EDITION. In a darkened room a group of men once sought to examine an elephant.

Taking hold of a different part – an earCited by: 7. The next day, the young man came round to our home, and delivered a thin book called 'The Elephant'. It was the same story, but with a different ending.

The ending was, 'only the Christian sees the elephant whole and complete. Only the Christian sees. All others are blind.' It was so painful to read that book, not expecting that ending. Jul 01,  · The Elephant in the Dark book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

As our world continues to shrink, we are being brought hea /5(19). Elephant in the Dark Rumi translated by Coleman Barks Some Hindus have an elephant to show. No one here has ever seen an elephant. They bring it at night to a dark room. One by one, we go in the dark and come out saying how we experience the animal.

One of us happens to touch the trunk. “A water-pipe kind of creature.” Another, the ear. -We will be in the dark because even as we try to study American religious history, the meaning of the term religion is itself open to question-Given the ambiguity, this study of American religions history must reflect it as we be like trying to see an elephant in the dark.

Praise for Elephant in the Dark: "An amusing retelling." -- Booklist "The book should provide opportunities for rich discussions about perception and about advocating for what you believe to be true." -- Horn Book.

Praise for The Secret Message by Mina Javaherbin (illustrated by Bruce Whatley):Brand: Scholastic, Inc. ELEPHANT IN THE DARK.

Kirkus Reviews Issue: June 15th, More Children's > MORE BY MINA JAVAHERBIN. Children. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

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MAGIC BOOK, COLORING BOOK, CRAYONS AND TIA-TOFU. In his retelling, "The Elephant in the Dark", some Hindus bring an elephant to be exhibited in a dark room. A number of men touch and feel the elephant in the dark and, depending upon where they touch it, they believe the elephant to be like a water spout (trunk), a fan (ear), a pillar (leg) and a throne (back).

Get this from a library. The elephant in the dark. [Idries Shah] -- As our world continues to shrink, we are being brought headlong into often explosive contact with other cultures and religions. Islam continues to be for many a mysterious and misunderstood force. Get this from a library.

Elephant in the dark. [Mina Javaherbin; Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana; Eugene Yelchin] -- In this version of the blind men and the elephant, based on a poem by Rūmī, Persian villagers try to figure out what strange animal in a dark barn has arrived from India. Inspired by a Rumi poem based on the parable of “The Blind Men and the Elephant,” Javaherbin offers a lively take on a classic story about the folly of a limited perspective.

When a merchant. From a series of lectures given by Idries Shah as a Visiting Professor at Geneva University, Switzerland, The Elephant in the Dark shifts focus to more fruitful ground, tracing documented episodes of co-operation and understanding between Christians and Moslems over the past 1, years5/5(1).

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By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The author of the well-received Stay Away from Simon! returns to the early 's to tell another powerful story about an outcast. Will, 12, is the son of frail, imaginative Maddy, who has raised him alone in their small Massachusetts.Aug 10,  · Rumi's poem The Blind Men and the Elephant has been retold and transformed over time to emphasize many lessons: getting the whole story, defining truth, not being nosey, understanding points of view amongst others.

The basic story is that each person touches a part of the elephant in the dark and cannot fathom each other's.