Islam & Science: on Imam Ghazali

Islam & Science a journal whose aims and scope are: Islam & Science is a journal of Islamic perspectives on science, civilization and intellectual history. It is dedicated to a creative exploration of the natural and human sciences. The journal publishes articles which critically evaluate contemporary knowledge as seen from within the framework of traditional Islamic thought and learning....

Audio books – Imam Ghazali in Urdu translations

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 works. Jazakum Allahu Khairian. 1. "Al-Munqadh min al-ḍalāl" or "Deliverence from Error" by Imam...

Regarding Steven Weinberg and the history of Science

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 under the paragraph "A third source of tension...", about halfway through the article. Although I do not...

Is Rawdat al-Talibin wa Umdat al-Salikin a book by Imam Ghazali?

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 Najib was a student of Imam Ghazali's brother Ahmad. Further there are sections that are out of the Ihya' the section on the...

New Translations and Studies from M. A. Quasem

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’...

Abu Hamid al-Ghazali

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 the West he is famous for his devastating attack on philosophy, specifically metaphysics, in his Tahfut al-falasifa, translated as The...