God and Humans in Islamic Thought: Abd Al-Jabbar, Ibn Sina by Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth

By Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth

Winner of The Iranian international Prize for the publication of the 12 months 2007 within the Philosophy and Mysticism category.

This new and unique textual content presents a well timed re-assessment of Islamic proposal, featuring a stark distinction to the extra traditional conservative view.

The clarification of the connection among God and people, as portrayed in Islam, is frequently motivated via the photographs of God and of people which theologians, philosophers and mystics keep in mind. The early interval of Islam finds a range of interpretations of this dating. Elkaisy-Friemuth discusses the view of 3 students from the 10th and 11th century: Abd al-Jabbar, Ibn Sina and Al-Ghazali, which introduce 3 various techniques of the connection among God and people.

God and people in Islamic Thought makes an attempt to make clear an enormous facet of medieval rational concept in demonstrating its importance in forming the root of an figuring out of the character of God, the character of people and the development of other bridges among them.

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