This book is the first of its kind to focus entirely on the Qur’anic interpretation of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058-1111), a towering figure of Sunni Islam. Martin Whittingham explores both al-Ghazali’s hermeneutical methods and his interpretations of particular Quranic texts, and covers al-Ghazali’s mystical, legal and theological concerns.
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Part 1 : Al-Ghazali’s Hermeneutical Theories 1. ‘The Activities of This World’ (I) : Fays Al Al-Tafriqa Bayna’l-Islam Wa’l-Zandaqa 2. ‘The Activities of This World’ (Ii) : Al Mustas Fa Min ‘Ilm Ul 3. ‘The Activities of the Hereafter’ : Four Texts Showing Sufi Influence Part 2 : Al-Ghazali’s Hermeneutical Practice 4. ‘Sailing to the Midst of the Fathomless Ocean’ : Jawahir Al-Qur’an 5. ‘Syllogisms as the Steps to Heaven’ : Al-Qist Al-Mustaqim 6. ‘The Coherence of the Philosopher’ : Mishkat Al-Anwar