Imam al-Ghazali

On Repentance (Great Books of The Islamic World)




What is the virtue of repentance and its spiritual reward? Al-Ghazali discusses the true nature of repentance, how repentance is a religious duty, how God accepts repentance, minor and major sins, how minor sins become major ones, the prerequisites of repentance, eight acts which atone for sins, the treatment for not being able to repent and whether repentance of certain sins is correct or not. This is Book XXXI of Part Four of the Alchemy of Happiness entitled The Deliverers.

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Imam al-Ghazali

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