Posted by: Seeker of the Sacred Knowledge | May 16, 2011

Imam al-Ghazali Bibliography


  • Jurisprudence (al-fiqhi wa isulihi)
    • al-Taʿliqa (The commentary) [M:1; A:1]
    • al-Mankhul min taʿliqat al-iṣul. [M:2; A:2; GAL. no 52; K:11936]
    • al-Basiṭ (The explained) [M:3, A:3, GAL no 48].
    • al-Wasiṭ fi al-mathab (The medium [digest] in the [jurisprudential] school [M:4; A:4; GAL I, 424]
    • al-Wajiz fi fiqh al-imam al-shafiʿi. [M:5?, 36; A:36; GAL I, 424; K:14191]
    • Khulaṣat al-mukhtaṣr wa naqawat al-muʿtaṣr (The nector of the summary and the clarified pulp) [M:6]
    • Kitab tahẓib al-uṣul (Pruning on legal theory)
    • Ghayat al-ghawr fi diryat al-dawar (On the question of divorce) [M:15, 58]
    • al-Mustaṣfa min ʿilm al-uṣul. (The clarified from legal theory). [M:59 ; A:63; GAL,S. I. 754, no 51; K:11936]
    • Asas al-qiyas (Foundation of analogical [reasoning]). [M:67; A:61]
    • Fatawy al-Ghazali (Verdicts of al-Ghazali)

     

    • Sufism & Ethics (al-taṣuwaf wal akhlaq)
      • Mizan al-ʿamal, (Criterion of Action) [M:21; A:21]
      • Iḥyaʾ ʿulum al-din (Revival of Islamic Knowledge) – [M:28; A:28; GAL, I, 422, S., I, 748]
      • al-Imalaʾ ʿala Ishkalat al-Iḥyaʾ (Notes on Iḥyaʾs Questionables) [M:61]
      • Bidayat al-hidayah(Beginning of Guidance). [M:35; A:35]
      • al-ʾAraʿbin fi iṣul al-din(the Forty fundamentals of religion) [M:38, 95; A:38; GAL, I, 421, no 1 & S., I, 746]
      • Kimiya-ye saʿadah(Alchemy of Happiness) [M:45; A:45] – Persian
      • Ayah al-wald al-muḥib(O’ Beloved Son) [M:46; A:46; GAL, I, 423; K:6010] – Persian
      • Naṣiḥat al-muluk(Counseling Kings). [M:47; A:47; GAL, I, 423 no 30 & S., I, 750] – Persian
      • Zad akhart (Provision for the hereafter) [M:48] – Persian
      • al-Munqidh min al-ḍalal(Rescuer from Error). [M:56; A:56]
      • Sir al-ʿalamian wa kashf maʾfi al-darian (Secret of the two worlds and uncovering what is two abodes) [M:60]
      • Minhaj al-ʿabidin (Methodology for the Worshipers) [M:64]
         

       

    • Theology (ʿilm al-Kalam wa iṣul al-din):
    • al-Mustaẓhiri or Fadaʾih al-baṭiniyya wa faḍaʾil al-mustaẓhiriyya(Infamies of the Batinies) [M:22; A:22; GAL, S., I, 747, no 23a]
    • Ḥujat al-ḥaq (Proof of the Truth) [M:23]
    • al-Iqtiṣad fil- ʿitiqad(Median in Belief). [M:24; A:25]
    • al-Risala al-qudsia (The Jerusalem Epistle). [M:25; A:26, 133]
    • Mufaṣil al-khilaf (Clarifer of the Disagreement) [M:31]
    • Qawaṣim al-baṭinyah awa jawab al-masaʾil al-ʾarbaʿ al-lati saʾalaha al-baṭiniya bi-hamadhan (Backbreakers of the Esoterics -aka- Answer to the Four Questions that the Esoterics Queried in Hamadan) [M:32]
    • al-Maqṣad al-ʾasna fi sharah ʾasmaʾAllahu al-husna (The best means in explaining Allah’s Beautiful Names) [M:33; A:33; K:7475, 12790]
    • Jawahir al-qurʾān wa duraruh (Jewels of the Qurʾān and its Pearls). [M:37; A:37; GAL, I, 421, no 1 & S., I, 746]
    • Fayaṣl al-tafriqa bayn al-Islam wa-l-zandaqa(The Criterion of Distinction between Islam and Clandestine Unbelief) [M:43; A:43; GAL, S., I, 747 no 13]
    • Mishkat al-anwar(The Niche of Light). [M:52; A:52, 257, 258; GAL S., I, 751]
    • Iljam al-ʿawamm ʿan ʿilm al-kalam (Warding off the Masses from Sciences of Theology) [M:63; A:71; GAL. S: I, pp.746-747 no 11 & 12; K:1129]
    • Al-ḥikmah fi makhluqat illah (Wisdom in God’s Creation) [M:74; A:81; GAL no 43]
    • Qanun al-ta’wil (Methodology of Interpretation) [M:162; A:162]

     

    • Philosophy and Logic (falsafa wal maniq): 
    • al-Muntakhal fi al-jadal, (The elect in Dialectics) [M:7; A:7; K:13089]
    • Maqaṣid al-falasifah(Aims of Philosophers) [M:17; A:16; GAL, I, 425, S., I, 755]
    • Tahafut al-falasifa(Incoherence of philosophers). [M:16; A:17; GAL, I, 425, S., I, 754]
    • Miʿyar al-ʿilm fi fan al-manṭiq (Criterion of Knowledge in the Art of Logic) [M:18; A:18]
    • Miḥak al-naẓar fi al-manṭiq (Touchstone of Reasoning in Logic) [M:20; A:20]
    • al-Maḍnun bihi ʿala ghyar ahlihi (On the Soul) [M:39; A:39; K:12214, 13243]
    • al-Qisṭas al-mustaqim (The Correct Balance) [M:42; A:42; GAL, S., I, 749, no 28]
    • Maʿarij al-qudus fi madarij maʿrifat al-Nafs (Ascent to the Divine through the path of self-knowledge) [M:76; A:76; GAL, I, 426 no 64a & 64g, S., I, 751]
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    • Other Works: 
    • Maktubat imam ghazālī (Correspondences of Imam Ghazālī) [M:325] =? Faḍaʾilul al-anam min rasaʾili ḥujjat al-Islam. [M:346; A:346] Persian
    • Majmuʿt Rasiʾl al-Imam al-Ghazālī – collection of the smaller works (treatises and epistles)

     

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