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 Kitāb al-Shāmil fī uṣūl al-dīn
(824 words)



The complete book on the principles of religion

Al-Juwāynī

Date: Uncertain; before 1085, and possibly after 1063

Original Language: Arabic

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Al-Shāmil fī uṣūl al-dīn is presented as an exposition of al-Bāqillānī’s (q.v.) commentary on al-Ashʿarī’s (q.v.) Kitāb al-lumaʿ, though its relationship with its predecessors, and particularly the Lumaʿ, is loose. It is, in fact, a systematic theology in its own right, one of the fullest known from the …

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-Shāmil fī uṣūl al-dīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25262>
First published online: 2010



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