Islam as devotion: a journey into the interior of a religion

Introduction: Islam, a journey of discovery -- 1. On longing for god: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali as guide into Islamic theology -- 2. On trust in god: 'Whoever has a shred of faith in his heart will not go to hell' -- 3. On forgiveness: 'My mercy supersedes my wrath' -- 4. On divine pr...

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Main Author: Wüstenberg, Ralf K. 1965-
Contributors: Lundell, Randi (Translator)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham Boulder New York London Fortress Academic [2019]
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Islam / Islamic theology
Further subjects:B Islam
B Islam Doctrines
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Summary:Introduction: Islam, a journey of discovery -- 1. On longing for god: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali as guide into Islamic theology -- 2. On trust in god: 'Whoever has a shred of faith in his heart will not go to hell' -- 3. On forgiveness: 'My mercy supersedes my wrath' -- 4. On divine providence: 'The heart of the faithful lies between the two fingers of the merciful one' -- 5. Awe of god: Creation as the 'theater of his glory' -- 6. On divine guidance: 'Only the believer is obedient and only the obedient one believes' -- 7. On Christian faith and predestination: 'God's will is the highest standard' -- 8. On Christian life as devotion to god: 'Submission to god's wisdom and will' -- 9. Conclusions: Final reflections on islam -- Bibliography.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1978703007