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Al-Ghazali on the Condemnation of Pride and Self-Admiration

Al-Ghazali, Mohammed Rustom (tr.)




Book 29 of the Revival of the Religious Sciences


This work delves into the fundamental spiritual ailments and major impediments of the soul, namely pride and self-admiration. From the beginning of the work, Ghazali states that both pride and self-admiration are forms of spiritual disease.