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God and humans in Islamic thought : ʻAbd al-Jabbār, Ibn Sīnā and al-Ghazālī

Author: Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Culture and civilisation in the Middle East.
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Winner of The Iranian World Prize for the Book of the Year 2007 in the Philosophy and Mysticism category. This new and original text provides a timely re-examination of Islamic thought, presenting a stark contrast to the more usual conservative view. The explanation of the relationship between God and humans, as portrayed in Islam, is often influenced by the images of God and of human beings which theologians,  Read more...
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Elkaisy-Friemuth, Maha.
God and humans in Islamic thought.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
(DLC) 2005034250
(OCoLC)62342152
Named Person: Ghazzālī; Avicenna; ʻAbd al-Jabbār ibn Aḥmad al-Asadābādī; Ghazzālī; Avicenna; ʻAbd al-Jabbār ibn Aḥmad al-Asadābādī; Avicenna.; Abū-Ḥāmid Muḥammad Ibn-Muḥammad ((al- )) Ġazzālī; ʻAbd-al-Ǧabbār Ibn-Aḥmad.; ʻAbd al-Jabbār ibn Aḥmad al-Asadābādī; Avicenna; Ghazzālī
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth
ISBN: 020396537X 9780203965375 9781134146765 1134146760
OCLC Number: 74812571
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 214 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction ----
1. Historical and Cultural Context ---
2. Abd Al-Jabbar's View of the Relationship with God through Divine Assistance ---
3. Relationship with God through Knowledge and Love, Ishq in Ibn Sina's Philosophy ---
4. Relationship with God through Self Annihilation, Fana, According to Al-Ghazali ---
5. Comparison and Evaluation.
Series Title: Culture and civilisation in the Middle East.
Responsibility: Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth.
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