The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 17
Page No. 4329 - 4337

The Explaining and Critical Look at Eckankar’s Theology According to the Islamic Doctrines

Authors : Abdolreza Mahmoudi, Maryam Shamsaei and Hashem Kakaie

Abstract: This study tries to criticize theology of Eckankar School according to Islamic teaching especially from the shiite viewpoint. Paul Twitchell, one of current remarkable founders of Eckankar School, claims that the Eckandar’s God is Allah, the Muslim’s God. This claim is evaluated in three branches with regarding Islamic and Shiite viewpoint. Sugmad’s names, attributes and activitie. Sugmad’s recognition possibility, Sugmad’s recognition and reaching methods. The results illustrate that, there is a long distance and huge difference between Ecknkar’s theology and Isamic-Shiite theology. The study’s method is descriptive-explaining, along with critical view that has reintegrated in three parts.

How to cite this article:

Abdolreza Mahmoudi, Maryam Shamsaei and Hashem Kakaie, 2016. The Explaining and Critical Look at Eckankar’s Theology According to the Islamic Doctrines. The Social Sciences, 11: 4329-4337.

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