Theology and Society in the Second and Third Centuries of the Hijra. Volume 4 : A History of Religious Thought in Early Islam / Josef van Ess.

Item request has been placed! ×
Item request cannot be made. ×
loading   Processing Request
  • Additional Information
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Theology and Society is the most comprehensive study of Islamic intellectual and religious history, focusing on Muslim theology. With its emphasis on the eighth and ninth centuries CE, it remains the most detailed prosopographical study of the early phase of the formation of Islam. Originally published in German between 1991 and 1995, Theology and Society is a monument of scholarship and a unique scholarly enterprise which has stood the test of time as an unparalleled reference work.
    • Content Notes:
      Front Matter -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Preface -- The Unification of Islamic Thought and the Flowering of Theology (continued) -- Mu¿¿tazilites during and after the mih¿Đna -- Theologians on the Periphery of the Mu¿¿tazila -- The Argument over the Quran -- The Expansion of the Mu¿¿tazila during the Third Century -- The Crisis -- Summary of the History of the Subject Matter -- Introduction. The Topics of Theology -- The Image of God -- The Image of the Human -- Eschatology -- Faith -- Theology and Society.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references and index.
      Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
    • ISBN:
    • Accession Number: