Wisdom of God’s creation (al-ḥikma fī makhaluqāt Allāh) This is a short treatise by Imām al-Ghazālī that is in fifteen chapters as follows: Chapter 1 on contemplating the creation of the heavens and this world Chapter 2 on the wisdom in creating the sun; Chapter 3 on wisdom in creating the moon and planets; Chapter […]
This is a wonderful edition of the Iḥyāʾ (Revival of the Religious Sciences) noteworthy for its care of the text. I have used this edition in conjunction with dār al-minhāj’s much lauded edition. A friend asked me to send pictures and I like to share the pictures with you.
Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya (dki) of Beirut, Lebanon a publisher of trade Arabic books has also published their own translations of the texts that in various languages, mainly English and French. As is expected that they would also publish many of Imām al-Ghazālī’s works in Arabic. In 2011 they published an English language translation […]
The good folks at Kube publishing have produced another wonderful book in their “Treasury” series. This new series highlights gems of wisdom from various luminaries of the Muslim world. These books are written by selected experts on the topic covered. The volume in question is a wonderful title: A Treasury of Ghazali: A Companion for the […]
on the Iḥyāʾ page on the website there has been extensive updates to the printed editions section. I am including it below.
Printed Editions: First printed edition: Būlāq, 1269/1853: al-Juzʾ al-awwal (– al-juzʾ al-rābiʿ) min Kitāb iḥyāʾ ʿulūm al-dīn / taʾlīf Abī Ḥāmid Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. Muḥammad al-Ghazzālī. – [Cairo : s.n.], […]
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, Ar-Risāla al-laduniyya [Bosnian: Rasprava o transcendentnom znanju], translated by Almir Fatić, u: Novi Muallim, br. 19, Sarajevo, 2004, pp. 48-61. Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, Al-Qistās al-mustaqīm [Bosnian: Ispravno mjerilo], translated by Almir Fatić. (Sanski Most: Medžlis Islamske zajednice Sanski Most, 2005). ISBN: 9958-9684-7-9 Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, Mīzān al-‘amal [Bosnian: Mjerilo djela], translated by […]
Alexey Khismatulin. Sochineniya Imama al-Ghazali (The Writings of Imam al-Ghazali). St. Petersburg-Moscow: Peterburgskoe Vostokovedenie; Sadra, 2017.
The book deals with the Persian writings of al-Ghazali and has two parts: originals and fabrications. All of them are provided with the Persian originals at the end of the book (except the 2nd part of the Nasihat al-muluk). In the part of […]
The (Maʻārif al-ʻaqlīyah wa-lubāb al-ḥikmah al-īlāhīyah = Knowledge by intellect and the kernel of divine wisdom) is one of those minor works of Imām al-Ghazālī, C. Brockelmann #54, A. Badwai # 27 and M. Bouyges # 26 B. and M. cite it as authentic work (any work with number 69 or less is authentic with few exceptions). We […]
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 […]
Prof. Mashhad al-Allaf has a new book [ (فلسفة الحضارة الإسلامية (الرؤية الغزالية ] out on Islamic Civilization and culture in the philosophy of Imam Ghazali in Arabic. This is an important work on the Muslim outlook to civilization and culture with special reference to how Imam Ghazali dealt with those themes. How does one […]
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- Ghazali manuscript: Mishakt al-Anwar September 23, 2019
- Iḥyāʾ – Dār al-Fayyḥāʾ/Dār al-Manhal edition September 2, 2019
- Ihya in English July 17, 2019
- Editions of the iḥyāʾ March 10, 2019