Halle: Verlag von Max Niemeyer, 1917. Softcover. 8vo. x, 120pp. Original wrappers. Pages unopened. Annotated translation of part of a major work by renowned of Iranian Muslim jurist, mystic, philosopher, psychologist and Sufi theologian, Abu Hamed Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali (1058-1111), a.k.a. Al-Ghazali or Algazel (see below). The book is called "Ihya al-Ulum al-Din or Ihya'ul Ulumuddin" (The Revival of Religious Sciences) and covers virtually all fields of Islamic sciences: Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), Kalam (theology) and sufism. The Part that this work covers is Book 12, about marriage. Translated and annotated by German Orientalist Hans Bauer, who also edited the whole series on Islamic Ethics and Morals, of which this is the second part. Minor age wear and discoloration to wrappers. Otherwise clean and tight. In German. Very good condition. vg. Item #20146
On al-Ghazali (Source: Public Domain):
Abu Hamed Mohammad ibn Mohammad al-Ghazzali (1058-1111) was a Muslim Iranian Sufi (Islamic Mystic) theologian and Promoter of Islamic He is considered a pioneer of the methods of skepticism and doubt as well as a major influence in early Islamic philosophy, shifting it away from the influence of ancient Greek philosophy.