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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Aim of The Book: Trivia About Al-Ghazali on the For two things deter a discerning person from plunging into such a sea. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Yet the attribute is not the essence in and of itself.

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The book does get pretty hard at times, and it’s not easy to grasp some of the concepts but over-all it’s a great book. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x This particular tradition was expanded ov by one bfautiful the Prophet’s companions, Abu Hurayra, who was one of the most important and reliable transmitters of Hadith statements. First of all, the matter itself represents a lofty aspiration, difficult to attain and uncertain of accomplishment.

Blessed with an inner certainty, he then applied his outstanding faculties and vast learning to the task of revitalizing the whole Islamic tradition. A Selection from the Table of Contents 1.

Getting through this book was difficult because the first chapter was so abstract, but once you get to the actual 99 names it gets much better Paperbackpages. This book forms one of the many books on the 99 Names of my Art. Al-Ghazali believed that the Al-ghaazali spiritual tradition had become moribund and namez the spiritual sciences taught by the first generation of Muslims had been forgotten. Description In this work, here presented in a complete English edition for the first time, the problem of knowing God is confronted in an original and stimulating way.


The Best Books of He is justly described as a “towering figure” in the history of Islam. The third part explains 1 that the names of God most high exceed yhe ninety-nine by divine instruction, and explains 2 how it is permissible to describe God most high by whatever may qualify Him even if no permission or divine instruction be found—so long as it is not ot.

Read it and read it many times. Part one is ghe part two makes Allah’s name relevant and Ghazzali brilliantly shows us how we can make manifest each of Allah’s names in our life. Jun 10, Sarah rated it it was amazing.

Al Ghazali The Ninety Nine Beautiful Names Of God

But ninety-jine sincerity of the original request, together with its persistence, overcame these excuses. Not many books out there that discuss the 99 Names of God in Islam and so this is one of the few.

Want to Read saving…. Materi Asmaul Husna adalah materi yang–mungkin–cukup berat. Abu Hamid Muhammad Ghazali.

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Lists with This Book. Other odd things include a 4 page description of a water-clock as an analogy- that Now weaning creatures from their habits and familiar beliefs ninety-mine difficult, and the threshold of truth is too exalted to be broached by all or to be sought after except by lone individuals. Jun 18, Muhammad rated it it was amazing. About Abu Hamid al-Ghazali.

The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1. There are moments throughout the book where I had to quote passages and re-read them several times.

This work is authoritative on the names, and will remain for me close at hand as a constant reference. Hence one reason the Qur’an itself is beautifu, a divine miracle, it is uniquely constructed to have multiple lev “it is odd that one may say: Doing this helped me to fathom the depth of what was being read. 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.


Namea you have the chance to go through the 99 names with a scholar, then do it! Table of contents 1.

In this work, here presented in a complete English edition for the first time, the problem of knowing God is confronted in an original and stimulating way. Refresh and try again. Finished reading this last night. Despite his glittering success, he was inwardly dissatisfied, so he abandoned his career for the life of al-fhazali, abstinence and devotion to worship.

Now, a brother in God—great and glorious—to answer whom is a religious duty, has asked me to elucidate the meanings of the most beautiful names of God. Although some of the book is rigorously analytical, the author never fails to attract the reader with his profound mystical and ethical insights, which, conveyed in his sincere and straightforward idiom, have made of this book one of the perennial classics of Muslim thought, popular among Muslims to this day.

I had misgivings about the fact some Names were very shortly described, that Imam Ghazali gets brief near the end so he didn’t sound repetitive, even though I think this is one topic worth exploring endlessly.

Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-nine Beautiful Names of God by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali

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Books by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali. The Sufi practice of repetition and invocation of the names has deep mystical meanings of assuming the maximum human potential of the attribute and through this way participating in remembrance or “dhikr” of God. Apr 07, Jimmy Ele rated it th was amazing Shelves: