Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

Get access
Search Results: Prev | 1 of 9 |

 Al-ʿawāṣim min al-qawāṣim
(522 words)

Protections from catastrophes

Ibn al-ʿArabī

Date: 1144

Original Language: Arabic


This work is concerned with kalām, and contains often very aggressive criticisms of those with whom Ibn al-ʿArabī disagrees. He makes clear his absolute disagreement with the philosophers, emphasizing that rational thought must be in harmony with revelation, because through the Qur’an God has solved every problem and every doubt.

A detail of the book concerns a reminiscence…

Cite this page
El Hour, Rachid, “ Al-ʿawāṣim min al-qawāṣim”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

▲   Back to top   ▲