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Author Gleave, R. (Robert)
Title Scripturalist Islam : the history and doctrines of the Akhbari Shii school / by Robert Gleave.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.

Author Gleave, R. (Robert)
Series Islamic philosophy, theology, and science, 0169-8729 ; v. 72
Islamic philosophy, theology, and science ; v. 72. 0169-8729
Subject Akhbariyah -- History.
Akhbariyah -- Doctrines.
Shiah -- Doctrines.
Shiah -- History.
Islamic law.
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 339 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-333) and index.
Contents The Akhbari-Usuli dispute and the early "Akhbari" school -- Muhammad Amin al-Astarabadi and the formation of the Akhbari school -- Astarabadi's legal thought -- Astarabadi's theological and philosophical thought -- The spread of Akhbarism after Astarabadi -- Defining the Akhbari-Usuli conflict -- Akhbari Quranic interpretation -- Sunna and the Akhbar in Akhbari jurisprudence -- Akhbari hermeneutics -- Conclusions.
Summary Akhbar Shi'ism was "scripturalist" in that Akhbar's believed that all questions of theology and law could be found in the texts of revelation. There was no need, they believed, to turn to alternative sources (such as reason or inspiration).
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System 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.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 9789047421627 (electronic bk.)
9047421620 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004157286.i-344
OCLC # 646381991
Additional Format Print version: Gleave, R. (Robert). Scripturalist Islam. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007 (DLC) 2007281457 (OCoLC)166358248

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