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Rational theology in interfaith communication [electronic resource] : Abu l-Husayn al-Basri's Mu'tazili theology among the Karaites in the Fatimid Age / by Wilferd Madelung and Sabine Schmidtke.

By: Madelung, Wilferd.
Contributor(s): Schmidtke, Sabine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jerusalem studies in religion and culture: v. 5.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006Description: 1 online resource (ix, 144 p.).ISBN: 9781435657823 (electronic bk.); 1435657829 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ba�sr�i, Ab�u al-�Husayn, d. 1044 | Islam -- Doctrines | Motazilites | Karaites | Islam -- Relations -- Judaism | Judaism -- Relations -- Islam | RELIGION -- Islam -- Theology | Rationaliteit | Geloof | Moe�tazilieten | Islamische Theologie | Kar�aer | Mutasiliten | Geschichte 1000-1050Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Quelle.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rational theology in interfaith communication.DDC classification: 297.2/0434092 Other classification: 08.37 | 11.83 | BD 1660 | EN 2820 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Y�usuf al-Ba�s�ir's Refutation of Abu l-�Husayn al-Ba�sr�i's Proof for the existence of God -- Excerpt from part two of Sahl b. al-Fa�dl al-Tustar�i's Maqdisiy�at -- Excerpt from Sahl b. al-Fa�dl al-Tustar�i's Book of intimation (Kit�ab al-talw�i�h il�a l-taw�h�id wa l-�adl) -- Excerpt from the Book of revision of the Book of Aristotle on metaphysics by Sahl b. al-Fa�dl al-Tustar�i -- Facsimiles.
Summary: "The present study presents evidence that Abu l-Husayn's theology was immediately registered and controversially debated in the Karaite community under the Fatimid caliphate. The study is based on source material preserved in Genizahs and now dispersed in libraries around the world."--Jacket.
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Introduction -- Y�usuf al-Ba�s�ir's Refutation of Abu l-�Husayn al-Ba�sr�i's Proof for the existence of God -- Excerpt from part two of Sahl b. al-Fa�dl al-Tustar�i's Maqdisiy�at -- Excerpt from Sahl b. al-Fa�dl al-Tustar�i's Book of intimation (Kit�ab al-talw�i�h il�a l-taw�h�id wa l-�adl) -- Excerpt from the Book of revision of the Book of Aristotle on metaphysics by Sahl b. al-Fa�dl al-Tustar�i -- Facsimiles.

"The present study presents evidence that Abu l-Husayn's theology was immediately registered and controversially debated in the Karaite community under the Fatimid caliphate. The study is based on source material preserved in Genizahs and now dispersed in libraries around the world."--Jacket.

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