Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICCESSH 2019)

Political Philosophy of Al-Ghazali

Authors
Nur Kirabaev, Maythem Al-Janabi
Corresponding Author
Nur Kirabaev
Available Online July 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iccessh-19.2019.16How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Caliphate/Imamate; Sultanate; authority and power; fiqh; state and religion; caliph; imam; sultan
Abstract
The article is dedicated to the major issues of the political philosophy of the prominent medieval philosopher of the Muslim East al-Ghazali (1058 - 1111). It is exactly the consideration of both the historical circumstances and political practice of the state (Caliphate / Imamate) of his days that allowed al-Ghazali to re-examine the traditional Sunni dogma of combining the authority and power, and to take a different look at the nature of the state in his teaching about the Imamate, which differed both from the model found during the reign of the Prophet and the Rashidun Caliphs, and from al-Ghazali’s predecessors and contemporaries among the fuqaha (the Islamic jurists) and ulama (the scholars of Islamic doctrine and law).
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