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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Ships from and sold by awesomebooksusa. He exercised a profound influence on Oove intellectual thought in particular through his magnum opus The Revival of the Religious Sciences. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ghazali presents definitions for patience and its different forms; the need for patience; the degrees of patience; and why patience is considered to be half of faith and gives us definitions for thankfulness.
Providing the book’s historical and spiritual context, this account also offers insight into the poetry of such greats as Rumi and Hafiz.
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”. For this reason it becomes necessary to lay the whole matter bare. Open Preview See a Problem? His most celebrated work, Revival of the Religious Sciences, has exercised a profound influence on Muslim intellectual history by exploring the mystical significance of the practices and beliefs of Islamic orthodoxy, earning him the title of Hujjat al Islam, the ‘Proof of Islam’.
The text starts by elucidating the love of God for humanity and the love of man for God, and proceeds to discuss the deepening of this love to include different degrees of longing, intimacy and contentment.
Al-Ghazali on Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment (Imam Abu Hamid al Ghazali)
But let us go to the Gardener Himself. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Abu Hamid Muhammad Ghazali. Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al- Ghazali. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Love, Longing, Intimacy, and Contentment; Book XXXVI of The Revival of Religious Sciences by Imam Al-Ghazali AmazonPublic Library Praised be God, Who has exalted the hearts of His saints above all concern, for the vanities and the glamor of this world, Who has purified their inmost beings from regard for anything but His presence, Who has singled out their hearts for devotion on the prayer rug of His grandeur and disclosed to them His names and His attributes so that they shone with the very fire of knowing Him, Who then revealed to them the splendors of His face until they burned in the fire of Ocntentment love, and Who then concealed from them the essence of His majesty so that they wandered astray in the longong of His glory and His might!
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He then shows that there is no one who truely deserves love except for God the Exalted. Lovf last, when they were about to la-ghazali up with despair, they heard a summons from the pavilions of beauty: He then explains the true nature of love and its causes.
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. Share your thoughts with other customers. These items are shipped from and logning by different sellers. Subhan Zein rated it really liked it Sep 29, Mark Hill rated it it was amazing Sep 03, The inability of the human mind to know God is followed by a consideration of the meaning of longing.
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Al-Ghazali: Love, Longing, Intimacy, and Contentment
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