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Author Ghazzālī, 1058-1111.

Title The remembrance of death and the afterlife = Kitāb Ḏẖikr al-mawt wa-mā baʻdahu : book XL of The revival of the religious sciences, Iḥyāʼ ʻulūm al-dīn / al-G̲ẖazālī ; translated with an introduction and notes by T.J. Winter
Published Cambridge, U.K. : Islamic Texts Society, 1989


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Description xxx, 347 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Part One: -- 1. On the Remembrance of Death, and an Encouragement to Remember it Abundantly -- 2. On Lengthy Hopes, and Merit of Briefs Hopes -- 3. On Agonies and Violence of Death -- 4. On Death of the Emissary of God and the Rightly-guided Caliphs -- 5. On the Sayings of the Caliphs, Princes and Righteous Men when Nearing Death -- 6. On the Sayings of the Gnostics at Funerals and Cemeteries, and the Legal Verdict Concerning the Visitation of Graves -- 7. On the True Nature of Death -- 8. On the States of the Dead which Have Been Known through Unveiling in Dreams -- Part Two: -- 9. The Trumpet-Blast -- 10. The Land and People of the Concourse -- 11. The Perspiration -- 12. The Length of the Day of Arising -- 13. The Day of Arising, and its Calamities and Names -- 14. The Inquisition -- 15. The Scales -- 16. The Adversaries, and the Restoration of Wrongs -- 17. The Traverse -- 18. The Intercession -- 19. The Pool -- 20. The Inferno, and its Terrors and Torments -- 21. Heaven, and the Varieties of its Bliss -- 22. The Number of the Gardens -- 23. The Wall of Heaven, its Land, Trees and Rivers -- 24. The Raiment of Heaven's People and their Furnishings -- 25. The Attributes of Heaven's People -- 26. The Beatific Vision -- 27. A Chapter on God's Mercy -- Appendix: Persons Cited in the Text -- Index to Qur'anic Quotations -- Bibliography -- General Index
Analysis Islamic doctrine Death & future life
Notes Spine title: al-G̲ẖazālī on death
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-336) and indexes
Notes Translation of: Kitāb dhikr al-mawt wa-mā baʻdahu
Subject Death -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Early works to 1800.
Islamic eschatology -- Early works to 1800.
Author Winter, Timothy, 1960-
LC no. 92165084
ISBN 0946621098 (lib. bdg.)
0946621136 (paperback)
Other Titles Dhikr al-mawt wa-mā baʻdah. English
G̲ẖazālī on death
Kitāb Ḏẖikr al-mawt wa-mā baʻdah
G̲ẖazālī on death
Kitāb Ḏẖikr al-mawt wa-mā baʻdah