Al-Ghazali, David B. Burrell, Nazih Daher Paperback Al- Maqsad al-Asna fi Sharh Asma’ Allah al-Husna Taking up the Prophet’s teaching that. four chapters it speaks of the “most beautiful names” of God. The verses in question . of the meanings of the ninety-nine names of God which are included ar- al-Basir, al-Hakam, al-Hasib, ar-Raqib, al-Hakim, al-Majid, ash-Shahid, al- Wakil. Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God by Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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There are moments throughout the book where I had to quote passages and re-read them several times. Names are a way of knowing.

Al Ghazali The Ninety Nine Beautiful Names Of God

Part One will treat preliminary and introductory matters; Part Two, goals and objectives; Part Three supplementary and complementary matters. On Knowledge Of The Unique He is namss described as a “towering figure” in the history of Islam.

It is brief in this matter, but very beneficial. David Burrell is Theodore M. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-nine Beautiful Names of God

Materi Asmaul Husna adalah materi yang–mungkin–cukup berat. Entah karena memang materinya, entah cara penerjemahannya, entah pula kapasitas berpikirku, buku ini belum memberikan gas hidrogen untuk meringankan materi yang sesungguhnya kuminati ini. Books by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali. Last items in stock!

Apr 07, Jimmy Ele rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page. Whoever mixes with people is right to be cautious; but it is difficult for one who has seen the truth to pretend not to have seen it.

Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al- Ghazali. Not many books out there that discuss the 99 Names of God in Islam and so this is beauitful of the few.

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Hence one reason the Qur’an itself is such a divine miracle, it is uniquely constructed to have multiple levels of meaning which are able to fill to overflowing the “shape” of the cup or receptacle of the individual person, a metaphor that is often used in Islamic thinking. Description In this work, here namex in a complete English edition for the first time, the problem of knowing God is confronted in an original and stimulating way.

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At times I had to put the book down, knowing that it would be al-ghaaali to ruminate on what was written than to keep reading. I eventually didn’t finish reading it and went straight to the second half. Ghazali was a towering figure in Islamic history, largely due to his ability to bridge the gap in the Middle Ages between the exoteric and esoteric sciences.

This particular tradition was expanded on by one of the Prophet’s companions, Abu Hurayra, who was one of the most important and reliable transmitters of Hadith statements. Was used in studies for secondary reading.

First of all, the matter itself represents a lofty aspiration, difficult to attain and uncertain of accomplishment. I was glad Imam Ghazali wrote this but I had a few misgivings. Trivia About Al-Ghazali on the Finally, there is the “effort to acquire whatever is possible of those attributes, to imitate them and be adorned with their good qualities Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-nine Lists with This Book.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. But the core of what we are seeking is contained in the middle part. Islamic tradition considers him to be a Mujaddid, a renewer of the faith who, according to the prophetic hadith, appears once every century to restore the faith of the ummah “the Islamic Community”.


If you have the chance to go through the 99 names with a scholar, then do it! Dec 21, Aidan Griff rated it it was amazing. Revered to this day as the supreme spiritual helper al-Ghawth al-A’zam the Shaikh addresses his audience at a level that bypasses the heart and mind. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The positive stuff is he tries to cover every single Name in its relation to God and sees how it can be applicable to a practicing Muslim, whether they can embody it or not- you can be generous, but can’t create.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Getting through this book was difficult because the first chapter was so abstract, but once beauitful get to the actual 99 names it gets much better To speak of this in Sufi language, we would say that self-realization through imitation of al-ghazwli attributes works at combating the self of the lower soul which increases proximity to The Real.

Jan 21, Tim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Other books in this series. In knowing a name, we can have a limited understanding of something, and in the case of God, we can only hope to have an understanding of the divine attributes through the names, which each signal a part of the nature of God. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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