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Author Rudolph, Ulrich, author.

Title Al-Maturidi and the development of Sunni theology in Samarqand / by Ulrich Rudolph ; translated by Rodrigo Adem
Published Boston ; Leiden : Brill, [2015]


Description 1 online resource
Series Islamic history and civilization / Studies and texts ; v. 100
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 100.
Contents Preface; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The Famous Unknown; 2 The First Image: al-Māturīdī as Faithful Successor to Abū Ḥanīfa; 3 The Second Image: al-Māturīdī as Eastern Counterpart to al-Ash arī; 4 The State of Research and Current Conceptualizations; Part 1 Preliminary History and Conditions: The Ḥanafite Tradition in Northeastern Iran; Chapter 1 The Foundation and Establishment of Ḥanafite Theology in the Second/Eighth and Early Third/Ninth Centuries; 1.1 The Preparatory Role of the Murji a; 1.2 Abū Ḥanīfa (d. 150/767) and the Letters to Uthmān al-Battī
1.2.1 The First Risāla1.2.2 The Second Risāla; 1.3 Abū Muqātil al-Samarqandī (d. 208/823) and the Kitāb al- Ālim wa-l-muta allim; 1.4 Abū Muṭī al-Balkhī (d. 199/814) and the Kitāb al-Fiqh al-absaṭ; Chapter 2 Development in the Third/Ninth Century; 2.1 Stagnation in Theology and a Lack of Sources: Abū Bakr al-Samarqandī (d. 268/881-2); 2.2 Ḥanafite Elements in Ibn Karrām's Theology (d. 255-869); Chapter 3 The State of Theology during Al-Māturīdī's Lifetime; 3.1 Abū Muṭī Makḥūl al-Nasafī (d. 318/930) and the Kitāb al-Radd alā ahl al-bida wa-l-ahwā
3.2 Al-Ḥakīm al-Samarqandī (d. 342/953) and the Kitāb al-Sawād al-a ẓamPart 2 The Emergence of al-Māturīdī; Chapter 4 Life and Activity; 4.1 Biographical Reports; 4.2 Teachers; 4.2.1 Abū Bakr al-Jūzjānī; 4.2.2 Abū Naṣr al- Iyāḍī; 4.3 Students; 4.3.1 Abū Aḥmad al- Iyāḍī; 4.3.2 Abū l-Ḥasan al-Rustughfanī; 4.3.3 Abd al-Karīm al-Pazdawī; Chapter 5 Theological Opponents; 5.1 The Wide Spectrum of Polemic; 5.2 The Mu tazilite Challenge; 5.2.1 Abū l-Qāsim al-Balkhī al-Ka bī and the Baghdad School; 5.2.2 The Basran School; 5.2.3 Ibn al-Rāwandī; 5.2.4 Muḥammad b. Shabīb Al-Māturīdī's Proofs8.1.1.2 The Background of the Argument; 8.1.2 The Ontological Structure of the World; Bodies and Accidents; Natures; Informing Factors and Exemplary Models; 8.2 God; 8.2.1 God's Existence; 8.2.2 God's Knowability; The Rationalistic Position of the Ḥanafites; Inferring the Unseen from that which is Seen; 8.2.3 God's Oneness; 8.2.4 The Otherness of the One; 8.2.5 God's Attributes; Earlier Ḥanafite Views; Al-Māturīdī's Contribution; 8.2.6 The Ambiguous Descriptions of God in the Qur ān
Summary In this book Ulrich Rudolph offers an analysis of al-Maturidi's (d. 944 CE) eminent contribution to the formation of Sunni theology. The present volume is a revised English translation of the German original published in 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from German
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Subject Māturīdī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, -944 or 945.
Māturīdī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, -944 or 945.
Islam -- Doctrines -- History
Islam -- Uzbekistan -- Samarqand -- History
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Islam -- Doctrines.
Uzbekistan -- Samarqand.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Adem, Rodrigo, translator.
ISBN 9789004261846
Other Titles Al-Māturīdī und die sunnitische Theologie in Samarkand. English