TITLE

THE VIRTUOUS VISION: THE TRANSFORMATIVE VISION OF VIRTUE AND THE MEANS TO BEATITUDE ACCORDING TO IMAM AL-GHAZALI AND ST. THOMAS AQUINAS

AUTHOR(S)
Whipple, James
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Listening: Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion & Culture;Winter2013, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the virtue theory of theologians Muhammad al-Ghazali and Saint Thomas Aquinas. It investigates their conceptions with regards to beatific vision as virtue's culmination, virtue as the means where man comes to recognize the greatest good and God as the greatest good. A summary of al-Ghazali's "Revival of the Religious Sciences" in which the method of achieving happiness as the core concern of the writings of al-Ghazali is provided.
ACCESSION #
91994006

 

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