"What are the circumstances that bring aboutwisdom?", "Can wisdom increase or decrease?", "Canthere be factors that cloud reasoning?", and "If so, can theybe eliminated?" Questions such as these and questionswhich most people will probably learn the real answers tofor the first time, are answered in this book.The book discusses wisdom as opposed to lack ofwisdom, and the gains those who use their reason willenjoy compared to the losses those who do not use theirreason will suffer. Awise person is someone who bestappreciates the blessings he is given, who takes mostpleasure from them, and who experiences and feels thehighest levels of joy, love, friendship, loyalty and goodcharacter. The way to wisdom is open to everyone; but itmust also be kept in mind that Allah bestows wisdomonly on those who sincerely believe in Him.This book, as expressed in Surat al-Muzzammil, verse 19:"Let him who will take the right path to his Lord", aims toopen up a path for those who wish to draw near to Allah,comprehend His greatness, live by the morals of theQur’an, and benefit from the blessings of our minds.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The author, who writes under the pennameHarun Yahya, was born in Ankara in 1956. Hestudied arts at Istanbul's Mimar SinanUniversity, and philosophy at IstanbulUniversity. Since the 1980s, the author haspublished many books on political, faith-related and scientific issues. Greatlyappreciated all around the world, these works have beeninstrumental in helping many to return their faith in Allah, and,in many others, to gain a deeper insight into their faith. HarunYahya's books appeal to all kinds of readers, regardless of theirage, race, or nationality, for they focus on one objective: to broaden the readers' perspective by encouraging them to thinkabout a number of critical issues, such as the existence of Allahand His unity, and to live by the values He prescribed for them.