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The remembrance of death and the afterlife

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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.

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PLU:
0
Author(s):
T. J. Winter
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0946621136
ISBN-13:
9780946621132
Number of pages:
347
Publisher:
Islamic Texts Society
Title:
The remembrance of death and the afterli

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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.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
T. J. Winter
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0946621136
ISBN-13:
9780946621132
Number of pages:
347
Publisher:
Islamic Texts Society
Title:
The remembrance of death and the afterli

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