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

By: Series: Al-Ghazali Series ; Book 40Publisher: Cambridge, UK; Islamic Texts Society; 2015Edition: Second EditionDescription: 392 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
  • 9781911141013
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 297.23
Summary: 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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Translated from Arabic

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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