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The Oxford handbook of Islamic theology

Author: Sabine Schmidtke
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Oxford handbooks in religion and theology
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This Handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the current state of the field. It provides a variegated picture of the state of the art and at the same time suggests new  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sabine Schmidtke
ISBN: 019881660X 9780198816607
OCLC Number: 1020580013
Description: xi, 815 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Sabine Schmidtke --
Origins of kalām / Alexander Treiger --
The early Qadariyya / Steven C. Judd --
Jahm b. Ṣafwān (d. 128/745-6) and the 'Jahmiyya' and Ḍirār b. ʻAmr (d. 200/815) / Cornelia Schöck --
Early Shīʻī theology / Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi --
Excursus I: Christian theological thought during the first ʻAbbāsid century / Sidney H. Griffith --
Excursus II: Ungodly cosmologies / Patricia Crone --
The Muʻtazilite movement (I): the origins of the Muʻtazila / Racha el-Omari --
The Muʻtazilite movement (II): the early Muʻtazilites / David Bennett --
The Muʻtazilite movement (III): the scholastic phase / Sabine Schmidtke --
The Shīʻī reception of Muʻtazilism (I): Zaydīs / Hassan Ansari --
The Shīʻī reception of Muʻtazilism (II): Twelver Shīʻīs / Hassan Ansari and Sabine Schmidtke --
The predecessors of Ashʻarism: Ibn Kullāb, al-Muḥāsibī and al-Qalānisī / Harith Bin Ramli --
Between Cordoba and Nīsābūr: the emergence and consolidation of Ashʻarism (fourth-fifth/tenth-eleventh century) / Jan Thiele --
Early Ibāḍī theology / Wilferd Madelung --
Karrāmiyya / Aron Zysow --
Scripturalist and traditionalist theology / Binyamin Abrahamov --
Ḥanafī theological tradition and Māturīdism / Ulrich Rudolph --
Philosophical theology / Peter Adamson --
Ismāʻīlī theology / Daniel De Smet --
Sufi theological thought / Martin Nguyen --
Occasionalism / Ulrich Rudolph --
Abū Hāshim al-Jubbāʼī's (d. 321/933) theory of 'states' (aḥwāl) and its adaption by Ashʻarite theologians / Jan Thiele --
Theories of ethical value in kalām: a new interpretation / Ayman Shihadeh --
Theology and logic / Khaled El-Rouayheb --
Theology engages with Avicennan philosophy: al-Ghazālī's Tahāfut al-falāsifa and Ibn al-Malāḥimī's Tuḥfat al-mutakallimīn fī l-radd ʻalā l-falāsifa / Frank Griffel --
Twelver Shīʻī theology / Reza Pourjavady and Sabine Schmidtke --
Zaydī theology in Yemen / Hassan Ansari, Sabine Schmidtke, and Jan Thiele --
Handbooks in the tradition of later eastern Ashʻarism / Heidrun Eichner --
Later Ashʻarism in the Islamic West / Delfina Serrano Ruano --
Egypt and the later Ashʻarite school / Aaron Spevack --
Excursus III: The Coptic and Syriac receptions of neo-Ashʻarite theology / Gregor Schwarb --
Theology in the Ottoman lands / M. Sait Özervarlı --
Theology in Central Asia / Nathan Spannaus --
Theology in the Indian subcontinent / Asad Q. Ahmed and Reza Pourjavady --
Ḥanbalī theology / Jon Hoover --
al-Maʼmūn (r. 198/813-218/833) and the Miḥna / Nimrod Hurvitz --
The Miḥna of Ibn ʻAqīl (d. 513/1119) and the Fitnat Ibn al-Qushayrī (d. 514/1120) / Livnat Holtzman --
The religious policy of the Almohads / Maribel Fierro --
Interpretations of Ashʻarism and Māturīdism in Mamluk and Ottoman times / Lutz Berger --
Main trends of Islamic theological thought from the late nineteenth century to present times / Rotraud Wielandt --
Striving for a new exegesis of the Qurʼān / Johanna Pink.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks in religion and theology
Other Titles: Islamic theology
Responsibility: edited by Sabine Schmidtke.


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