The Resource The first Islamic reviver : Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī and his Revival of the religious sciences, Kenneth Garden

The first Islamic reviver : Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī and his Revival of the religious sciences, Kenneth Garden

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The first Islamic reviver : Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī and his Revival of the religious sciences
Title
The first Islamic reviver
Title remainder
Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī and his Revival of the religious sciences
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Garden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title presents a new biography of al-Ghazali's final decade and a half, presenting him not as a reclusive spiritual seeker, but as an engaged Islamic revivalist seeking to reshape his religious tradition
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
297.2
Index
index present
LC call number
BP80.G3
LC item number
G37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The first Islamic reviver : Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī and his Revival of the religious sciences, Kenneth Garden
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-224) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 22
  • 135
  • Fakhr al-Mulk: al-Ghazali's Vizier-Disciple
  • 138
  • Conclusion
  • 141
  • Chapter 6
  • Defending the Revival
  • 143
  • Hopes for the Return to Teaching
  • 147
  • Al-Ghazali's Crisis and Transformation in a Political Context
  • The Controversy-What It Was About
  • 149
  • Al-Ghazali Responds
  • 155
  • Responding to Critics through The Distinguishing Criterion
  • 156
  • Responding to Critics by Casting Himself as the Deliverer from Error
  • 158
  • Al-Ghazali's Enemies Move against Him through an Outside Agent
  • 161
  • 25
  • Al-Ghazali's Summons and Trial
  • 163
  • Chapter 2
  • The Scale of Action: An Intellectual Portrait of al-Ghazali on the Eve of His Departure from Baghdad
  • 30
  • Sufism and Philosophy
  • 31
  • The Scale of Action
  • 40
  • Part 1
  • Felicity in the Hereafter Is Attained through Knowledge and Practice
  • 41
  • A Third Way
  • 47
  • Are the "Theoreticians" and the Philosophers One and the Same?
  • 49
  • Modifying Philosophy's Practical Science
  • 53
  • Al-Ghazali and the Guides on the Path to Felicity
  • 55
  • Al-Ghazali Before His Revival
  • The Turning Point of 488/1095
  • 56
  • Part 2
  • The Revival of the Religious Sciences
  • Chapter 3
  • The Revival and Its Agenda
  • 63
  • The Content of the Revival
  • 63
  • Felicity and the Telos of the Science of the Hereafter
  • Chapter 1
  • 70
  • The Science of Unveiling and the Theoretical Science
  • 72
  • The Science of Praxis and the Practical Science
  • 75
  • The Legal Ethics of the First Two Quarters
  • 81
  • Acts of Worship
  • 81
  • Acts of Daily Life
  • Al-Ghazall and the Seljuk Regime
  • 83
  • The Second Half on Ethical Self-Cultivation
  • 87
  • Qualities Leading to Perdition
  • 87
  • Qualities Leading to Salvation
  • 92
  • Al-Ghazali's Cosmology
  • 92
  • Love, Logic, and Death
  • 17
  • 98
  • Conclusion
  • 101
  • Chapter 4
  • The Rhetoric of Revival: Authorizing Strategies and the Presentation of the Science of the Hereafter
  • 104
  • Conjuring a Sense of Crisis
  • 105
  • Fingering the Culprits: Who Killed the Religious Sciences?
  • 107
  • Al-Ghazali's Service to the Seljuk Regime
  • Reviving the "Science of the Hereafter"
  • 109
  • Demoting Law and Theology
  • 111
  • The Law as a Science of the World
  • 112
  • The Law's Eclipse of the Science of the Hereafter
  • 112
  • Kalam's Eclipse of the Science of the Hereafter
  • 115
  • 19
  • The Science of the Hereafter Has Greater Authority than Law or Theology in the Key Jurisdictions of Those Disciplines
  • 118
  • Did al-Ghazali's Authorizing Strategies Influence the Substance of the Revival as Well as Its Presentation?
  • 120
  • Conclusion
  • 121
  • Part 3
  • Promoting the Revival in the World
  • Chapter 5
  • Promoting the Revival
  • Collapse into Civil War
  • 125
  • Al-Ghazali's Self-Presentation to Members of the Regime
  • 127
  • Writing Works on the Science of the Hereafter for Different Audiences
  • 130
  • Polemics Against the Ibahiyya
  • 133
  • Promoting Careers of Scholars of the Hereafter
  • 134
  • Recruiting, Instructing, and Retaining Disciples
Control code
ocn895008414
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 238 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199395590
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37541298
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)895008414
  • oso0199395594

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