Abū Muḥammad ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Ghazali (1058-1111 c.); (Persian: ابو حامد محمد ابن محمد غزالی) Known as Al-Ghazali or Algazel to the medieval Western world, was a Muslim theologian, jurist, philosopher, and mystic of Persian descent.
Al-Ghazali: sometimes've Been Referred to by historians as the single Most Influential Muslim prophet Muhammad after the Islamic. Within Islam have is Considered to be a Mujaddid or renewer of the faith, who, According to tradition, every eleven Appears century to restore the faith of the community. His works were so highly acclaimed by His Contemporaries That al-Ghazali was Awarded the honorific title "Proof of Islam" (Hujjat al-Islam). Others [who?] Have cited His opposition to Un certain strands of Islamic philosophy as a detriment to Islamic scientific progress. [Full citation needed] His Work That Besides successfully changed the course of Islamic philosophy-the early Islamic Neoplatonism developed on the grounds of Hellenistic philosophy, for example, was so successfully by al-Ghazali criticised That it never recovered-he brought` Also the orthodox Islam of His Time in close Contact with Sufism. It Became increasingly possible for Individuals to combine orthodox theology (kalam) and Sufism, while adherents of Both camps developed a sense of mutual appreciation sweeping condemnation That Made of one by the other increasingly problematic.