ḠAZĀLĪ, ABŪ ḤĀMED MOḤAMMAD

b. Moḥammad Ṭūsī (1058-1111), one of the greatest systematic Persian thinkers of medieval Islam and a prolific Sunni author on the religious sciences (Islamic law, philosophy, theology, and mysticism) in Saljuq times. Overview of entry: i. Biography, ii. The Eḥyāʾ ʿolum al-dīn, iii. The Kīmīā-ye saʿādat, iv. Minor Persian works, v. As a Faqīh, vi. Ḡazālī and Theology, vii. Ḡazālī and the Bāṭenīs, viii. Impact on Islamic Thought.

 

 

ḠAZĀLĪ, ABŪ ḤĀMED MOḤAMMAD, b. Moḥammad Ṭūsī (450-505/1058-1111), one of the greatest systematic Persian thinkers of medieval Islam and a prolific Sunni author on the religious sciences (Islamic law, philosophy, theology, and mysticism) in Saljuq times.

i. Biography.

ii. The Eḥyāʾ ʿolum al-dīn.

iii. The Kīmīā-ye saʿādat. See KĪMĪĀ-YE SAʿĀDAT.

iv. Minor Persian works.

v. As a faqīh.

vi. And theology.

vii. And the Bāṭenīs.

viii. Impact on Islamic thought. See Supplement.

 

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