Faysal al-Tafriqa: Arabic, New,
[A5+] Hardback - 119 pages,
by Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali [d.505h],
Compiled under the supervision of
Muhammad Fadl al-Rahman Bandyalwi,
Published by Dar al-Akabir, Rawalpindi.
Now in Stock February 2022
Faysal al-Tafriqa Bayna'l Islam wal-Zandaqa : 'The Decisive Criterion for Distinguishing Between Islam and Godlessness.'
Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali on tawil and understanding of Qur’anic interpretation. In the course of discussing hermeneutics, Imam al-Ghazali raises questions regarding kufr (unbelief) and murtad (apostasy), and makes interesting comments on the status of non-Muslims. Hence this text has at its heart some of the most fundamental questions regarding what constitutes right and wrong belief and how the two are to be distinguished.
This edition :
Sub continental print quality and condition with the usual bumps, bruises, creases, marks etc.
About the Author:
He is' Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad, Abu Hamid al-Tusi al-Ghazali [or al-Ghazali] al-Shafi‘i (450-505), may Allah be pleased with him, "the Proof of Islam" (Hujjat al-Islam), "Ornament of the Faith," "Gatherer of the Multifarious Sciences," "Great Siddîq," absolute mujtahid, a major Shafi‘i jurist, heresiographer and debater, expert in the principles of doctrine and those of jurisprudence. Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi stated that, like ‘Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Aziz and al-Shafi‘i for their respective times, al-Ghazali is unanimously considered the Renewer of the Fifth Islamic Century.
Ibn al-Subki, may Allah be pleased with him, writes: "He came at a time when people stood in dire need of replies against the philosophers than the darkest night stands in need of the light of the moon and stars." Among his teachers in law, debate, and principles: Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Radhakani in Tus, Abu Nasr al-Isma‘ili in Jurjan, and Imam al-Haramayn; Abu al-Ma‘ali al-Juwayni, may Allah be pleased with them, in Naysabur, from where he departed to Baghdad after the latter’s death. Among his other shaykhs in hadith were Nasr ibn ‘Ali ibn Ahmad al-Hakimi al-Tusi, ‘Abd Allah ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Khawari, Muhammad ibn Yahya ibn Muhammad al-Suja'i al-Zawzani, the hadith master Abu al-Fityan ‘Umar ibn Abi al-Hasan al-Ru’asi al-Dahistani, and Nasr ibn Ibrahim al-Maqdisi. Among his shaykhs in tasawwuf were al-Fadl ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Farmadi al-Tusi – one of Abu al-Qasim al-Qushayri’s students – and Yusuf al-Sajjaj.---Shaykh Dr. Gibril F. Haddad.
Dimensions : 24 x 16cm.