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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Prof. Massimo Campanini has published an annotated Italian translation of al-Ghazali’s Munqidh (Deliverance from Error) and Mishkat al-Anwar (Niche of Lights). The reference is al-Ghazālī, Le luci della sapienza, edited by Massimo Campanini (Milan: Oscar Mondadori, 2012).
I have reported on the new edition of the ihya’. Now I have uploaded the first three chapters of book 1, kitab al-‘ilm, in four files. This should give you a new idea of what the edition contains and to be able to compare it to the other editions that are online on this website.
In a previous post I mentioned that I would have more information and pictures of the edition. Dar al-Minhaj has no information about this edition on their website. In fact I fear that the website has not been updated in some time. At any rate this is an important edition that deserves a close look.
- Wisdom of God’s creation November 21, 2019
- Who moved Al-Ghazali’s Tomb? September 29, 2019
- The Concept of man in Islam in the writings of al-Ghazali by Ali Issa Othman September 23, 2019
- 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