Al-Ghazali on the Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife: Book XL of the Revival of the Religious Sciences (Ihya' 'Ulum al-Din): The Revival of the ... (The Islamic Texts Society's Ghazali Series) Paperback – 31 Dec 1989
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Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali is commonly regarded as the one of the most influential thinkers of medieval Islam. A theologian, logician, jurist, and mystic, he is known for revealing the compatibility of the outward forms of religion with the inner experiences of the Sufi and mystical traditions. H. T. Littlejohn is a retired pastor and lecturer who has devoted many years of study to Christian theology and Islamic literature.
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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