Ibn al-Jawzi (d. 597/ ) summarized Ghazali’s ihya’ ‘ulum al-din in a book title Minhaj al-qasidin wa mufid al-sadiqin which was then summarized by ibn Qudama al-maqdisi (d. 742/) aptly titled mukhtasr minhaj al-qasidin. For quite sometime Ibn al-Jawzi’s book was forgotten until recently. Here are two recently published versions of the book. The first [...]
A wonderful brother who has been a good friend of ghazali.org and wishes to remain anonymous is making available audio books of the Urdu translation of Imam Ghazali’s Ihya’ available. May Allah bless him for his efforts and may it be in his scales on the day of judgement.
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A wonderful brother who has been a good friend of ghazali.org who has made available the following works of Imam Ghazali available. May Allah bless him for his efforts and may it be in his scales on the day of judgement. He was kind enough to provide us with the Urdu translation of Imam Ghazali’s [...]
a query I received:
I am writing to you concerning a recent article published in “The New York
Review of Books” written by a Nobel Laureate in physics, Steven Weinberg.
In it he seems to link the works of al-Ghazzali to an overall Islamic
rejection of science. The section on al-Ghazzali begins [...]
I don’t think so at least not the book that we have in print. For example it quotes an author abu Najib al-Suhrawardi who died in 560 and was born in 490. Imam Ghazali died in 505. While they may have met but I don’t think that Ghazali would have quoted him. In fact Abu [...]
Translation and Studies by: MUHAMMAD ABUL QUASEM, M.A., Ph.D.(EDIN), KAMIL(DAC), Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, National University of Malaysia. Professor of Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Sufism, University of Dhaka.
1) THE RECITATION AND INTERPRETATION OF THE QUR’AN: Al-Ghazali’s Theory (The First Translation, with Introduction, Notes and Critical Addition, of the 9th ‘Book’ of al [...]
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali is one of the great Muslim jurists, theologians, and mystics of the Muslim world. He lived in the twelfth century. He was a polymath who wrote on a wide range of topics including jurisprudence, theology, mysticism, and philosophy. In [...]