On the Duties of Brotherhood

On the Duties of Brotherhood

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On the Duties of Brotherhood by Imam Al-Ghazali

The classic Islamic text and the central work by a great Arabic scholar.On the Duties of Brotherhood shows how brotherhood can be an aid to spiritual purification and the perfection of one's worship, as well as a source of help and comfort in the world. Readers will find the road to fellowship—by way of forgiveness, prayer, sincerity, loyalty, and consideration—and be enlightened by stories that illustrate the doctrine of brotherhood.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468313550
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,250,141
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Imam Al-Ghazali (1058 - 1111) was a Muslim theologian and philosopher. His book The Incoherence of Philosophers was well-known both in Arabic and in Latin translation in the Middle Ages and, as a result of his major work The Revival of the Religious Science, he became known as "the Proof of Islam."

ROBERT IRWIN, the eminent Arabist, is the author of The Arabian Nightmare, Exquisite Corpse, Dangerous Knowledge, Prayer-Cushions of the Flesh, and The Limits of Vision, also available from Overlook.

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