Author: Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad al-Ghazālī
Category: God (Islam)
Al-Ghazali, Mishkat al-anwar, 67-68 / 154. 59. Al-Tabari, Jami' al-bayan (ed. Cairo), 11:480-83; Fakhr al-Din al-Razi, al-Tafsir al-kabir, 13:47; al-Ghazali, Faysal al-tafriqa, igo.i8-paenult. / 54.9-13. The information about Abraham's ...
Author: Frank Griffel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
In consequence, it has been proposed that jabarut, for al-Ghazalı, is an experiential, or epistemological, ... 154 E.g., in his mystical work, The Niche of Lights (Mishkat al-anwar), al-Ghazalı states that God is “the True Light” ...
Author: Christian Lange
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The first half of this book contains an extensive scholarly analysis of Al-Ghazali, his life, writings and ideas on a variety of pertinent topics.
On the contrary, God employs the language that He does in order to clarify the actual nature of reality. An understanding of the structure of the cosmos and of the human soul depends upon how accurately one perceives that reality.
Publisher: Brigham Young University - Isl
broader question: how do Maimonides and al-Ghazāli resolve their apparently paradoxical conception of God as simultaneously knowable and unknowable? I will not argue here that the veils section of al-Ghazali's Mishkāt al-Anwār was a ...
Damascus: Maktab al-'Arabi. al-Ghazali, M. (1940), The Book of Knowledge, W. McCall (trans.), http:// www.ghazali.org/books/McCall-1940.pdf al-Ghazali, M. (1964a), Mishkat al-anwar, A. 'Affifi (ed ...
Author: Oliver Leaman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
... but Ibn Taymiyya declares this merely confusion, the result of the logical absurdities of the mystic's thinking.32 In the Mishkat al-anwar, al-Ghazali anticipates this criticism, expressing his concern that what he has said will be ...
Author: Kristin Sands
1427; and Frank Griffel, “Al-Ghazali's Cosmology in the Veil Section of his Mishkat al-Anwar,” in Y. Tzvi Langermann, ed., Avicenna and his Legacy: A Golden Age of Science and Philosophy (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols 2009), pp. 27459.
Author: Paul L. Heck