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Author Garden, Kenneth

Title The first Islamic reviver : Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the religious sciences / Kenneth Garden
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction. A Misleading Autobiography -- Recent Reassessments -- Al-Ghazali the Reviver -- Chapter Overview
pt. 1. Al-Ghazali Before His Revival. Al-Ghazali and the Seljuk Regime -- The Scale of Action : An Intellectual Portrait of al-Ghazali on the Eve of His Departure from Baghdad
pt. 2. The Revival of the Religious Sciences. The Revival and Its Agenda -- The Rhetoric of Revival: Authorizing Strategies and the Presentation of the Science of the Hereafter
pt. 3. Promoting the Revival in the World. Promoting the Revival -- Defending the Revival -- Epilogue--Rereading the Deliverer
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ghazzālī, 1058-1111.
Ghazzālī, 1058-1111. Iḥyāʼ ʻulūm al-dīn.
Ghazzālī, 1058-1111.
Iḥyāʼ ʻulūm al-dīn (Ghazzālī)
Islam -- Doctrines -- History
Islamic renewal -- History
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Islam -- Doctrines.
Islamic renewal.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199989638