Samples of Dar al-Minhaj’s edition of the Ihya’

In order to appreciate the work that went into this edition. I include here a few samples texts. The first sample is the complete introduction to the work in 3 parts:

1. Preliminary information (biography of Imam Ghazali and publisher’s statement):

2. A discussion of the manuscripts used and the methodology of preparing this work

3. pictures of the manuscripts that were used.

Next is a complete list of references that were used in preparing this edition.

Next is a sample text comprising of the entire first book of the ihya’

Next is another sample text comprising of book 10 of the ihya’

Author: mh
A blog on things Ghazalian and intellectual history of the premodern era. I am interested in intellectual history and how knowledge furthered the progression of humanity in the pre-modern era. My emphasis is on philosophy, though I digress into medieval history at the drop of a hat. l.