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By Joseph E. B. Lumbard

Discusses the paintings of a principal, yet poorly understood, determine within the improvement of Persian Sufism, Aḥmad al-Ghazālī.

The teachings of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī replaced the process Persian Sufism without end, paving the best way for luminaries corresponding to Rūmī, Aṭṭār, and Ḥāfiẓ. but he continues to be a poorly understood philosopher, with many treatises incorrectly attributed to him and conflicting debts within the historiographical literature. This paintings offers the 1st exam of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī and his paintings in Western scholarly literature. Joseph E. B. Lumbard seeks to check the authenticity of works attributed to this writer, hint the improvement of the dominant developments within the biographical literature, and reconstruct the existence and occasions of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī with specific consciousness to his dating together with his extra well-known brother, Abū Hamid al-Ghazālī. Lumbard’s findings revolutionize our realizing of Aḥmad al-Ghazālī writings, making an allowance for specialize in his critical teachings relating to Divine Love and the remembrance of God.

Joseph E. B. Lumbard is Assistant Professor within the division of Arabic and Translation reviews on the American collage of Sharjah and writer of Submission, religion, and wonder: the faith of Islam.

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