Scripturalist Islam: The History and Doctrines of the Akhbari Shii School

Scripturalist Islam: The History and Doctrines of the Akhbari Shii School

by Robert Gleave
     
 

Akhbārī Shi'ism was "scripturalist" in that Akhbārīs 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). This book offers the first detailed study of the School's doctrines and history.See more details below

Overview

Akhbārī Shi'ism was "scripturalist" in that Akhbārīs 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). This book offers the first detailed study of the School's doctrines and history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004157286
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/29/2007
Series:
Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies Series, #72
Pages:
344

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