The First Islamic Reviver: Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali and His Revival of the Religious Sciences
Building on recent revisionist scholarship, this book offers a new account of the last two decades of the life of the seminal eleventh-century Islamic thinker Ab
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Abbasid Abū Bakr afterlife al-dīn Al-Ghazali al-Ghazālī writes al-Munqigl min adalal/Erreur al-ʿilm Alchemy attaining felicity authority Baghdad Brethren of Purity caliph chapter claim controversy critique Deliverer from Error departure from Baghdad discussion divine doctrines elite ethical Fakhr al-Mulk fatwā Faz'a’il al-anam felicity fiqh Frank Griffel Glassen hadith Ḥanafī heart Hereafter Ibid Ibn Sīnā Ihya insight Inspired Knowledge intellectual Isfahan Islamic Thought Ismaili jurists kalām Khurasan Knowledge in Islamic letter Malikshāh method Mittlere Weg Muhammad mujaddid Muslim Nishapur Niẓām al-Mulk Niẓāmiyya Madrasa one’s passage path to felicity Philosophical Theology politics Practical Science Prophet pursue felicity pursuit of felicity Qur’ān rational reader religious scholars Religious Sciences return to teaching Revival revivalist agenda ritual role salvation Sanjar Scale of Action Science of Praxis Science of Unveiling Seljuk Seljuk Empire Sīnā’s soul spiritual Sufi Sufi practice Sufism sultan Theoreticians tion tradition truth Ṭūs virtue vizier worldly ʿAbd ʿilm