Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment has 37 ratings and 3 reviews. As the first complete translation of a classic Arabic text written in t. Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment is a translation of the thirty- sixth chapter of ‘The Revival of the Religious Sciences’ (Ihya’ Ulum al-Din). “Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy and Contentment” is the thirty-sixth chapter of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali’s “Revival of the Religious Sciences” (Ihya Ulum .

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Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment

Anita Vitija rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Share your thoughts with other customers. Lists with This Book. Ships from and sold by awesomebooksusa. Abu Hamid Muhammad Ghazali.

Islamic tradition considers him to be a Mujaddid, a renewer of the faith who, according to the prophetic hadith, appears once every century to restore the faith of the ummah “the Islamic Community”. Smart and structured treatise on purifying one’s love for Allah alone – you feel as if you’re being guided expertly towards an understanding. Out of Ghazali’s pioneering treatment would emerge not only al-ghazli trends in Sufi theory and practice, but an entire body of mystical poetry including that of the great Persian poets Olve and Hafiz.

One person found this helpful. He then shows that there is no one who truely deserves love except for God the Exalted.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? He then makes you discover that the greatest of all pleasures resides in gazing upon the Face of God, and that there is al-ghaazali even greater pleasure of gazing on His Face in the life to come as compared to mere knowledge in this life. After this he explains the means to strenghten the love of God the Exalted.

Ayuni rated contentmeent it was amazing Jun 23, This was the first treatise which established not merely the possibility but the necessity for the love of God.

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Buy the selected items together This item: We’re longkng millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Al-Ghazali tirelessly focuses on the value of the sole and ultimate goal of all gnostic lovers, the virtuous Muhsinin: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Suroor rated it liked it Feb 09, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and congentment. Al-Ghazali believed that the Islamic spiritual tradition had become moribund and that the spiritual lntimacy taught by the first generation of Contentmdnt had been forgotten. Eshan Quyoom rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Ammara Z rated it liked it Jan 08, This work was of radical importance to the history of Sufism and the arguments that al-Ghazali sets out in it formed the basis of the development of whole schools of Sufi theory and practice of mystical love, including the extensive Sufi poetry of Rumi and Hafiz.


Sherzod Juraboev rated it it was al-ghazal Jul 10, Explore the Home Gift Guide. The translation is preceded by an extensive introduction which sets the work in its historical and spiritual context. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Al-Ghazali: Love, Longing, Intimacy, and Contentment

He exercised a profound influence on Al-thazali intellectual thought in particular through his magnum opus The Revival of the Religious Sciences. Valuable but at times too boring.

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