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Ibn Qayyim Al-jawziyya On knowledge:from Key to the Blissful Abode (Miftah Dar al-Sa’ada)

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IBN QAYYIM AL-JAWZIYYA ON KNOWLEDGE

from Key to the Blissful Abode (Miftah Dar al-Sa’ada)

Author: IBN QAYYIM AL-JAWZIYYA

Translated by: TALLAL M. ZENI

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Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya on Knowledge: from Key to the Blissful Abode (Miftah Dar al-Sa’ada) is an abridgement of the first volume of Key to the Blissful Abode, a popular title by the renowned theologian and jurist Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya. In it, Ibn Qayyim focuses on the importance of knowledge and willpower, as means through which a person may attain Paradise. Willpower is the door and knowledge in particular knowledge which pertains to God and His Attributes, the Qur’an and the example of the Prophet—is the key. Ibn Qayyim discusses the virtues and benefits of knowledge over wealth and worldly matters; the path to knowledge; the importance of pursuing knowledge and applying it in order to achieve guidance from God and protect oneself from doubts; the superiority of the scholar over the worshipper; the necessity of using knowledge and willpower as the bases for all actions if one is to achieve spiritual bliss. Ibn Qayyim then concludes Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya on Knowledge: from Key to the Blissful Abode, by discussing the importance of contemplation and reflection in order to attain further knowledge and guidance.

Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (d. 751/1350) was born near Damascus where he obtained a classical Islamic education and specialised in jurisprudence. He met the Hanbalite reformer Ibn Taymiyya and remained his disciple until the latter’s death.

PAGES: 330
SIZE: 234 x 156mm
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Ibn Qayyim Al-jawziyya On knowledge:from Key to the Blissful Abode (Miftah Dar al-Sa’ada)

$58.00

IBN QAYYIM AL-JAWZIYYA ON KNOWLEDGE

from Key to the Blissful Abode (Miftah Dar al-Sa’ada)

Author: IBN QAYYIM AL-JAWZIYYA

Translated by: TALLAL M. ZENI

 Look Inside

Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya on Knowledge: from Key to the Blissful Abode (Miftah Dar al-Sa’ada) is an abridgement of the first volume of Key to the Blissful Abode, a popular title by the renowned theologian and jurist Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya. In it, Ibn Qayyim focuses on the importance of knowledge and willpower, as means through which a person may attain Paradise. Willpower is the door and knowledge in particular knowledge which pertains to God and His Attributes, the Qur’an and the example of the Prophet—is the key. Ibn Qayyim discusses the virtues and benefits of knowledge over wealth and worldly matters; the path to knowledge; the importance of pursuing knowledge and applying it in order to achieve guidance from God and protect oneself from doubts; the superiority of the scholar over the worshipper; the necessity of using knowledge and willpower as the bases for all actions if one is to achieve spiritual bliss. Ibn Qayyim then concludes Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya on Knowledge: from Key to the Blissful Abode, by discussing the importance of contemplation and reflection in order to attain further knowledge and guidance.

Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (d. 751/1350) was born near Damascus where he obtained a classical Islamic education and specialised in jurisprudence. He met the Hanbalite reformer Ibn Taymiyya and remained his disciple until the latter’s death.

PAGES: 330
SIZE: 234 x 156mm
PAPERBACK

The Islamic Texts Society

 

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