By Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth
Winner of The Iranian global Prize for the booklet of the yr 2007 within the Philosophy and Mysticism category.
This new and unique textual content offers a well timed second look of Islamic idea, offering a stark distinction to the extra ordinary conservative view.
The rationalization of the connection among God and people, as portrayed in Islam, is frequently prompted by means of the pictures of God and of humans which theologians, philosophers and mystics take into consideration. The early interval of Islam finds a variety of interpretations of this courting. 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 ways of the connection among God and people.
God and people in Islamic Thought makes an attempt to make clear a tremendous aspect of medieval rational suggestion 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 alternative bridges among them.
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God and Humans in Islamic Thought: Abd Al-Jabbar, Ibn Sina and Al-Ghazali (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East) by Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth