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 Kitāb al-munqidh min al-taqlīd wa-l-murshid ilā l-tawḥīd
(1,055 words)



‘Deliverance from imitation and guidance to divine unity’

Al-Ḥimmaṣī

Date: 1185

Original Language: Arabic

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This work is a compendium of Muʿtazilī theology. It is known by a number of titles, Kitāb al-munqidh min al-taqlīd wa-l-murshid ilā l-tawḥīd, Kitāb al-murshid ilā l-tawḥīd wa-l-munqidh min al-taqlīd and Al-taʿlīq al-ʿirāqī (prompting Muḥammad Bāqir al-Khwānsārī to suggest that it is a commentary on a work by al-Ḥimmaṣī’s contemporary A…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-munqidh min al-taqlīd wa-l-murshid ilā l-tawḥīd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25355>
First published online: 2010



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