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Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Livnat Holtzman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

More than any other issue in early and medieval Islamic theology, anthropomorphism (tashbīh) stood at the heart of many theological debates. These debates were not purely intellectual; they were ... More


Coercion and Moral Agency in Ashʿarism

Mairaj U. Syed

in Coercion and Responsibility in Islam: A Study in Ethics and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788775
eISBN:
9780191830846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788775.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapter introduces the Sunnite school of theology, Ashʿarism. It describes their theory of physical agency, including the distinctive idea of how voluntary acts are created by God and acquired by ... More


Devising Rules of Exegesis

Tariq Jaffer

in Rāzī: Master of Quranic Interpretation and Theological Reasoning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199947997
eISBN:
9780199345946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199947997.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Theology

Chapter Two argues that Rāzī assigns an authoritative role to human reasoning as a source of religious knowledge. By doing so, he rejects the idea that the Qurʾān and Sunna constitute sources of ... More


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