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Although he has seen sorne of Shariati's personal writings and describes Shariati as a "religious and somewhat mystic spirit"46 and as "a person whose courage and spiritual qualities demand respect, "47 Richard does not go further than giving us only this vague allusion to Shariati's spiritual dimension. t 25 NOTES TO CHAPTER III 1. See the following works: Hamid Algar, preface ta his translation of On the Sacialogy of Islam, by Ali Shari ati, and The Roots of the Islamic Revolution. Yann Richard, "Comtemporary Shi i Thought," in Roots of Revolution, by Nikki Keddie, pp.

He blew me from His spirit into it [the clay], and left me alone on the earth and under the sun. 4 é)' Hubüt ends with a plan for creation, a creation • different from the existing one, a creation that brings heaven to earth and thus brings about everlasting peace and jay. l come back; return! [I] seek anew the heaven that l once left. l wash off my hands from that primaI sin, reb~llion; l conquer aIl the rooms of my pri~al heaven fram my own self [that is] nature, history, society and self. ld anew, [and] start the creation one more time.

51 His belief in the inherent potential of man is another permanent trace that Existentialism has left on Shariati: Whatever happens in life, l cannot believe that l have been wrong in my understanding of man. l will not lose my faith in man. 1 cannot imagine that man is an ordinary being, a natural phenomenon, it is not possible for man to be of the same material as nature. But sometimes my intellect says that this world is the world of "contingences," [and] except for God Who is the Necessary Existence, aIl the rest are contingent existence, aIl, even man.

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