Though Jesus might not have appeared to transcend "humanism" (though some would argue otherwise), subsequent Christian philosophers were able to do so with remarkable success. We take as example Origen, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, St. Bonaventure, St. Thomas Aquinas, Meister Eckhardt and Jakob Boehme.
Hinduism has indeed endowed us with a vast body of metaphysical treatises, as well as more "pragmatic" doctrines pertaining to societal structure and various aspects of ritual.
Let us take the moment to remind ourselves of the Islamic philosophers such as Averroes, Avicenna, al-Razi, al-Farabi and the great poet Rumi, all of whom have contributed significantly to our understanding of the nature of Reality. The domain of Islam is not limited to the dazzling violence of Osama bin Laden
, who has afforded an anti-modern perspective that appears to be most relevant to our times; the intellectual foundations of the Middle East must be understood by anyone who claims to be allied with Truth (for in doing otherwise, they consign themselves to participation in the delimitation thereof).