On the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God (Ghazali Series) by Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali, David Burrell, Nazih Daher
By Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali, David Burrell, Nazih Daher
During this paintings, right here provided in a whole English version for the 1st time, the matter of figuring out God is faced in an unique and stimulating method. taking over the Prophet's educating that 'Ninety-nine appealing Names' are really predicated of God, the writer explores the that means and resonance of every of those divine names, and divulges the capabilities they practice either within the cosmos and within the soul of the non secular adept. even if a few of the booklet is carefully analytical, the writer by no means fails to draw the reader along with his profound mystical and moral insights, which, conveyed in his honest and easy idiom, have made up of this booklet one of many perennial classics of Muslim suggestion, renowned between Muslims to at the present time.
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Maarif Vekaleti, Tanzimat (Istanbul: Maarif Matbaası, 1940), following 1: 48. Partial English translations are found in Stanford J. Shaw and Ezel Kural Shaw, History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey, vol. 2, Reform, Revolution, and Republic, 1808–1975 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977), 60–61; J. C. , The Middle East and North Africa in World Politics, 2nd ed. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975), 1:269–71. For a comprehensive discussion of this document, see Şerif Mardin, The Genesis of Young Ottoman Attitudes toward the Modernization of Jewish Education · 27 Ottoman Thought: A Study in the Modernization of Turkish Political Ideas (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1962), 155–68ff.
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