By Martin Whittingham
This publication is the 1st of its type to concentration totally at the Qur’anic interpretation of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058-1111), a towering determine of Sunni Islam. Martin Whittingham explores either al-Ghazali’s hermeneutical equipment and his interpretations of specific Quranic texts, and covers al-Ghazali’s mystical, criminal and theological concerns.
Divided into parts:
- part one examines al-Ghazali’s felony and Sufi theoretical discussions
- part asks how those theories relate to his perform, analysing the one 3 of al-Ghazali’s works that are centrally thinking about studying specific Qur’anic passages: Jawahir al-Qur’an (The Jewels of the Qur’an); Al-Qist as al-mustaqim (The right Balance); and Mishkat al-anwar (The area of interest for Lights).
Providing a brand new element of entry to the works of al-Ghazali, this e-book can be welcomed by means of students and scholars of Islamic reports, spiritual stories, hermeneutics, and an individual drawn to how Muslims comprehend the Qur’an.
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Al-Ghazali and the Qur'an: One Book, Many Meanings (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East) by Martin Whittingham