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By Joseph E. B. Lumbard

ISBN-10: 1438459645

ISBN-13: 9781438459646

ISBN-10: 1438459653

ISBN-13: 9781438459653

Discusses the paintings of a relevant, yet poorly understood, determine within the improvement of Persian Sufism, Aḥmad al-Ghazālī.

The teachings of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī replaced the process Persian Sufism endlessly, paving the way in which for luminaries akin to Rūmī, Aṭṭār, and Ḥāfiẓ. but he is still a poorly understood philosopher, with many treatises incorrectly attributed to him and conflicting bills within the historiographical literature. This paintings presents the 1st exam of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī and his paintings in Western scholarly literature. Joseph E. B. Lumbard seeks to examine the authenticity of works attributed to this writer, hint the advance of the dominant developments within the biographical literature, and reconstruct the existence and occasions of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī with specific realization to his courting together with his extra recognized brother, Abū Hamid al-Ghazālī. Lumbard’s findings revolutionize our realizing of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī writings, making an allowance for specialise in his primary teachings relating to Divine Love and the remembrance of God.

Joseph E. B. Lumbard is Assistant Professor within the division of Arabic and Translation reviews on the American collage of Sharjah and writer of Submission, religion, and sweetness: the faith of Islam.

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