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Al-Ghazali and the Ismailis [electronic resource] : a debate on reason and authority in medieval Islam / Farouk Mitha.

By: Mitha, Farouk.
Contributor(s): Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Ismaili heritage series: 5.Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 128 p.).ISBN: 1417516151 (electronic bk.); 9781417516155 (electronic bk.); 1282528548; 9781282528543.Subject(s): Ghaz�al�i, Ab�u �H�amid Mu�hammad ibn Mu�hammad, 1058-1111. Kit�ab al-Musta�zhir�i | Ismailites -- Doctrines | RELIGION -- Islam -- Theology | Ismailiten | IslamGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Al-Ghazali and the Ismailis.DDC classification: 297.2042 Other classification: 11.84 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Ecology of the Kitab al-Mustazhiri: Historical Place and Time -- Al-Ghazali and the Saljuqs -- Al-Ghazali and the Abbasid Caliphate -- Al-Ghazali and the Ismailis -- Anatomy of the Kitab al-Mustazhiri: Content and Style -- Al-Ghazalis's Muqaddima: A Justification -- Defining a Method -- The Adab al-Firaq Legacy: A Taxonomy of Exclusion -- The Place of Kalam: Reason and its Limits -- The Demands of Fiqh: Limits and Norms -- The Body Politic in Medieval Islam: Justification and Narcissism -- Towards a Re-reading of the Kitab al-Mustazhiri -- Orthodoxy: A Problem of Interpretation -- Reason: Subjectivity versus Objectivity -- Authority: Spiritual versus Temporal.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Ecology of the Kitab al-Mustazhiri: Historical Place and Time -- Al-Ghazali and the Saljuqs -- Al-Ghazali and the Abbasid Caliphate -- Al-Ghazali and the Ismailis -- 2. Anatomy of the Kitab al-Mustazhiri: Content and Style -- Al-Ghazalis's Muqaddima: A Justification -- Defining a Method -- The Adab al-Firaq Legacy: A Taxonomy of Exclusion -- The Place of Kalam: Reason and its Limits -- The Demands of Fiqh: Limits and Norms -- The Body Politic in Medieval Islam: Justification and Narcissism -- 3. Towards a Re-reading of the Kitab al-Mustazhiri -- Orthodoxy: A Problem of Interpretation -- Reason: Subjectivity versus Objectivity -- Authority: Spiritual versus Temporal.

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