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Who is Al-Ghazali?

Al-Ghazali: Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī, known as Al-Ghazali or Algazel to the Western medieval world, was a Muslim theologian, jurist, philosopher, and mystic of Persian descent.

  • also known as Ghazzālī, Muhammad Al-Ghazzali, Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali, Al-Ghazzali, Al Ghazzali, Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī, Abū Ḥāmed Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī, Algazel
  • born in (958 years ago) in Tous, child of Muhammad al-Ghazali
  • nationality: Seljuk Empire
  • profession: Philosopher, theologian, jurist
  • died on (904 years ago) in Tous
  • read more about Al-Ghazali (philosopher)

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Google previewPolitics of the Islamic Tradition (2015)

The Thought of Muhammad Al-Ghazali by Mohammed Moussa

Attributed to al-Ghazali is a position of authority in this establishment. It is clearly expressed by the Arabic word alim, translated and denoted as cleric. Contemporary Islam is a religious universe under the diktat of the clerisy. Fundamentalism ...

Google previewFaith and Freedom (1995)

Women's Human Rights in the Muslim World by Mahnaz Afkhami

Like Zin al-Din, al-Ghazali is a believer and is confident that all traditions that function to keep women ignorant and prevent them from functioning in public are the remnants of jahiliya and that following them is contrary to the spirit of Islam.

Google previewStudying Islam (2009)

The Critical Issues by Clinton Bennett

Al-Ghazali is a figure to whom even scholars generally hostile to Islam have warmed, which makes him suspect in the eyes of some. Christian commentators have often depicted Sufi Islam as resulting from a reaction against Islam's legalism ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian Philosophy (2006)

by Oliver Leaman

Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad alGhazali see al-Ghazali Abu Nasr Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Tarkhan ibn Awzalagh al-Farabi see al-Farabi Abu Sa'id al-Sirafi see al-Sirafi Abu Ya'qub al-Sijistani 268 Abu Zayd Abd al- Rahman ibn ...

Google previewThe Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2005)

by Edward Craig

Giovanni Richard Bellamy German idealism Paul Franks Gestalt psychology Barry Smith Gettier problem Edward Craig al-Ghazali, Abu Hamid Kojiro Nakamura Globalization Jan Aart Scholte Gnosticism Christopher Stead God, arguments ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women Social Reformers (2001)

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Anna Maria Neilans, Alison Pappenheim, Bertha Reddi, Muthulakshmi Richard , Marthe Shishkina-Yavein, Poliksena Stritt, Marie Yajima Kajiko Anti-Suffrage/ Anti-Equal Rights Beecher, Catharine Esther al-Ghazali, Zeinab Linton, Eliza Lynn ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

(AbouHamed Mohammed' ibn-Mohammed al-Ghazali), whose name was the last that attained ARABIAN P HILOSOPIO 267.

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