Islam and the human soul!

· Islam, Religion

And they ask thee concerning the soul. Say, ‘The soul is by the command of my Lord; and of the knowledge thereof you have been given but little.’ (Al Quran 17:86)

These days I am listening to a Teaching Company course about consciousness, by Prof. Daniel N. Robinson, titled, Consciousness and its implications.  The Quranic verse about the soul quoted above is written all over this course, as a Freudian slip!
Essence of Islam is a 5 volume collection of excerpts from the writings of Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah and Mahdi; Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.  The excerpts are organized under different subjects.  The second volume has a chapter on ‘the soul,’ and can be reviewed online:
The winter 2006 volume of Muslim Sunrise is also on the topic of soul and can be reviewed online:
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