Imam al-Ghazali by Edoardo Albert
A Concise Life (Beginners Guide)

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In this short biography you will discover how Imam al-Ghazali rose from his humble background as a fatherless young boy to become the preeminent Muslim scholar of the eleventh century and a towering figure in the history of Islamic thought. It also reveals why, after years of success, he left behind his prestigious teaching position and became a penniless traveler trying to experience the peace of a contented inner life.

With illustrations, photographs, and maps, the rich and diverse world that produced al-Ghazali is vividly brought alive.

Edoardo Albert is a London-based writer of Italian and Sri Lankan extraction.


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Edoardo Albert is a London-based writer of Italian and Sri Lankan extraction. He specialises in religion, travel and archaeology, and gets up early in the morning (5am!) to write stories.
Published January 1, 2013 by Kube Publishing Ltd. 84 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Young Adult.

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This slim volume outlining the life of Imam al-Ghazali, an 11th-century Muslim scholar and saint, is fairly sparse in content, reviewing only the most important biographical details of al-Ghazali’s life, from his birth in what is now Iran to his scholarly career and his later years when he aban...

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