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Author Nawas, John Abdallah, 1960-

Title Al-Ma'mun, the Inquisition, and the Quest for Caliphal Authority
Published Atlanta : Lockwood Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (361 pages)
Series Resources in Arabic and Islamic Studies ; v.4
Resources in Arabic and Islamic studies.
Contents TITLE; CONTENTS; SERIES EDITORS' PREFACE; fOREWORD; AUTHOR'S PREFACE; CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2 ʿABDALLĀH AL-MAʼMŪN: HIS LIFE AND REIGN; CHAPTER 3 THE MUʿTAZILISM, THE SHIʿISM, AND THE ʿALID HYPOTHESES; CHAPTER 4 THE CALIPHAL AUTHORITY HYPOTHESIS; CHAPTER 5 CONCLUSION; APPENDIX 1 CHRONOLOGICAL INFORMATION ON THE COMPILERS OF THE SOURCES USED; APPENDIX 2 INFORMATION ON THOSE INTERROGATED; APPENDIX 3 TIMETABLE OF KEY EVENTS DURING AL-MAʼMŪN'S REIGN; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Notes AHMED IBN HANBAL AND THE MIHNA A BIOGRAPHY OF THE IMAM INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE MOHAMMEDAN INQUISITION CALLED THE MIHNA, 218-234
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Chiefly in English with some Arabic
Subject Maʼmūn, Caliph, 786-833.
Qurʼan -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History.
Islam -- Doctrines -- History.
Islamic civilization.
Miḥnah.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1937040569 (electronic bk.)
9781937040567 (electronic bk.)