By M. Fethullah Gülen,Aaron Spavack PhD

The knowledge of 1 of the best students of Islam could be a significant other by yourself non secular journey.

Considered by means of many to be the all time maximum student of Islam, Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058–1111) used to be additionally one of many premier sages of theology, philosophy and Sufism. His writings at the interrelation of legislations, theology and mysticism have been valuable in developing Sufism as a center size of orthodox Islamic perform. Muslim groups all the world over this day nonetheless base a lot in their perform of Islam on Ghazali's writings.

The 40 Foundations of Religion, Ghazali’s personal precis of his magnum opus, The Revival of the spiritual Sciences, serves as a short and strong precis of Islamic religion, worship, legislations and spirituality. It outlines the foundation of Islamic trust, the foundational issues of formality and perform, and the nature qualities someone needs to domesticate and keep away from within the perfection of faith.

Now you could event the knowledge of Ghazali whether you haven't any prior wisdom of The 40 Foundations of Religion or Islam. This SkyLight Illuminations edition—the first book of vital parts of The 40 Foundations of Religion in English—provides unique translations of chosen highlights followed through insightful remark that makes the center message of this nice non secular grasp suitable to somebody looking a balanced realizing of Islam.

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