General Description: What is the true nature of hope and how does one attain this virtue? Al-Ghazzali describes the virtue in detail as well as the true nature of fear, the degrees of fear, kinds of fear and the way to acquire fear of God. He relates many stories of messengers and angels, companions and their forefathers. He then asks: Which is superior? Fear or hope?Al-Ghazzali is the author of 'Al-Ghazzali on Hope and Fear (Great Books of the Islamic World)' with ISBN 9781567447064 and ISBN 1567447066.