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Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God

Al-Ghazali, David B. Burrell, Nazih Daher




Al-Maqsad al-Asna fi Sharh Asma’ Allah al-Husna


Taking up the Prophet’s teaching that ‘Ninety-nine Beautiful Names’ are truly predicated of God, Ghazali explores the meaning and resonance of each of these divine names, and reveals the functions they perform both in the cosmos and in the soul of the spiritual adept.