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The Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife (Book XL of The Revival of the Religious Sciences)

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This is the first English translation of the last chapter of Al-Ghazali's Revival of the Religious Sciences (Ihya' 'Ulum al-Din), widely regarded as the greatest work of Muslim spirituality. After expounding his Sufi philosophy of death and showing the importance of the contemplation of human mortality to the mystical way of self-purification, Ghazali takes his readers through the stages of the future life: the vision of the Angels of the Grave, the Resurrection, the Intercession of the Prophet, and finally, the torments of Hell, the delights of Paradise and-for the elect-the beatific vision of God's Countenance.

Paperback in very good condition. Cover has signs of shelfware. Smooth spine with crisp and unmarked pages.

Item details

Author(s):
Abu Hamid Muhammad Ghazali
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0946621136
ISBN-13:
9780946621132
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Islamic Texts Society

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This is the first English translation of the last chapter of Al-Ghazali's Revival of the Religious Sciences (Ihya' 'Ulum al-Din), widely regarded as the greatest work of Muslim spirituality. After expounding his Sufi philosophy of death and showing the importance of the contemplation of human mortality to the mystical way of self-purification, Ghazali takes his readers through the stages of the future life: the vision of the Angels of the Grave, the Resurrection, the Intercession of the Prophet, and finally, the torments of Hell, the delights of Paradise and-for the elect-the beatific vision of God's Countenance.

Paperback in very good condition. Cover has signs of shelfware. Smooth spine with crisp and unmarked pages.

Author(s):
Abu Hamid Muhammad Ghazali
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0946621136
ISBN-13:
9780946621132
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Islamic Texts Society

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