Book/Printed Material The Revival of Religious Sciences, Volumes 1 and 2.
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- The Revival of Religious Sciences, Volumes 1 and 2.
- Abu-Hamid Al-Ghazali (also known by the Latinized version of his name, Algazel, 1058--1111 AD, 450--505 AH) was born to a modest family in Tus, Khorasan, in present-day Iran. He went on to become one of the most prominent Sunni religious scholars of all time. His main fields of scholarship were jurisprudence, philosophy, theology, and mysticism. Iḥyāʾ ʻulūm al-dīn (The revival of religious sciences) is arguably Al-Ghazali's major work. It is divided into four quarters, each of which is further divided into ten books. The first quarter covers the knowledge and duties of Islamic worship, focusing on the five pillars of Islam. The second quarter tackles a wide range of social morality issues such as marriage, the ethics of work, table etiquette, and the like. The third quarter deals with curbing the debilitating sins of human nature, such as desire, anger, and tightfistedness. The final quarter addresses the virtues that must be striven for to achieve salvation, including patience, repentance, and fear of God.
- Al-Aydarous, Abdulqadir ibn Sheikh Contributor.
- Al-Hafiz Al-Iraqi, Abdulraheem ibn Al-Hussein Contributor.
- Ghazzālī, 1058-1111 Editor.
- Suhrawardī, ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad, 1145-1234 Contributor.
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- Cairo : Greater Arab Library, [1900 to 1999]
- - Iran, Islamic Republic of
- - 1050 to 1250
- - Ethics
- - Etiquette
- - Islam -- Doctrines
- - Islamic philosophy
- - Sin
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 354 pages.
- - Original resource at: Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
- - Content in Arabic.
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- Al-Aydarous, Abdulqadir Ibn Sheikh
- Al-Hafiz Al-Iraqi, Abdulraheem Ibn Al-Hussein
- Suhrawardī, ʻumar Ibn Muḥammad
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Al-Aydarous, Abdulqadir Ibn Sheikh Contributor, Abdulraheem Ibn Al-Hussein Contributor Al-Hafiz Al-Iraqi, Editor Ghazzālī, and ʻUmar Ibn Muḥammad Suhrawardī. The Revival of Religious Sciences, Volumes 1 and 2. [Cairo: Greater Arab Library, to 1999, 1900] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666179/.
APA citation style:
Al-Aydarous, A. I. S. C., Al-Hafiz Al-Iraqi, A. I. A. C., Ghazzālī, E. & Suhrawardī, ʻ. I. M. (1900) The Revival of Religious Sciences, Volumes 1 and 2. [Cairo: Greater Arab Library, to 1999] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666179/.
MLA citation style:
Al-Aydarous, Abdulqadir Ibn Sheikh Contributor, et al. The Revival of Religious Sciences, Volumes 1 and 2. [Cairo: Greater Arab Library, to 1999, 1900] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666179/>.