By Joseph E. B. Lumbard
The teachings of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī replaced the process Persian Sufism perpetually, paving the best way for luminaries resembling Rūmī, Aṭṭār, and Ḥāfiẓ. but he continues to be 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 check the authenticity of works attributed to this writer, hint the advance of the dominant traits within the biographical literature, and reconstruct the lifestyles and instances of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī with specific realization to his courting together with his extra well-known brother, Abū Hamid al-Ghazālī. Lumbard’s findings revolutionize our knowing of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī writings, taking into account concentrate on his imperative teachings relating to Divine Love and the remembrance of God.
Joseph E. B. Lumbard is Assistant Professor within the division of Arabic and Translation reports on the American college of Sharjah and writer of Submission, religion, and wonder: the faith of Islam.
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