Al-Ghazali (Biography for Children)
Muhammad Hozien, Gray Henry, Demi
Hardback, 31 Pages
Take a journey with your family into the remarkable and inspiring life of one of the most important figures in the Western and Islamic worlds! This short book tells the story of Imam al-Ghazali (1058-1111 CE), his humble birth, his education and rise to fame, then his subsequent journey to find the truth. He shared his profound understanding with the world in the many books he wrote. This biography is intended as an introduction to the Fons Vitae al-Ghazali Series of complete new translations of the forty books of the Ihya'ulum al-din, "The Revival of the Religious Sciences", and the accompanying series for children.
• Who was Imam Ghazali?
• Why was he important?
• How did an unknown boy from a remote village become one of the greatest Muslim scholars?
• Why, when he had achieved fame and fortune, did he give up to search of truth and closeness to God?