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 by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali
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Description As the first complete translation of a classic Arabic text written in the 11th century, this work is an eloquent introduction to mystical love in Islam.
Al-Ghazali: Love, Longing, Intimacy, and Contentment
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Please try again later. 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”. Abu Hamid Muhammad Ghazali.
Tara rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Paperbackpages. Ghazali argues that all the virtues and spiritual stages that precede love, like repentance, patience and thankfulness, lead to love; and all the spiritual stages that follow on from love are a result of it.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. 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.
He then makes you discover that the greatest of all pleasures resides in gazing upon the Face of God, and that there is an even greater pleasure of gazing on His Face in the life to come as compared to mere knowledge in this life. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Renewed Contemtment products with a warranty. Al-Ghazali believed that the Islamic spiritual tradition had become moribund and that the spiritual sciences taught by the first generation of Muslims had been forgotten.
From that blissful insight Al-Ghazali QAS gives an account of what gladness in intimacy means, and then discusses the meaning of contentment and its particular virtue explaining its true nature. Other books in this series. Ships from and sold by awesomebooksusa. Praised be God, Who has exalted the hearts of Al-gahzali 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 contntment revealed to them the splendors of His face until they burned in the fire of His love, and Who then concealed from them the essence of His majesty so that they wandered astray in the desert of His glory and His might!
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This was the first treatise which established not merely the possibility but the necessity for the love of God. Al-Ghazali on Poverty and Abstinence: Providing the book’s historical and spiritual context, this account also offers insight into the poetry of xontentment greats as Rumi and Hafiz. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ghazali presents definitions for patience and its different forms; the && for patience; the degrees of intimacu and why patience is considered to be half of faith and gives us definitions for thankfulness.
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The Revival of the Religious Sciences 1 – 10 of 16 books. 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 inability of the human mind to know God is followed by a consideration of the meaning of longing. Al-Ghazali on Patience and Thankfulness: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Islamic Texts Society Pages: