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Abū l- Futūḥ al-Rāzī(742 words)

Gleave, Robert M.

Abū l-Futūḥ al-Rāzī (fl. sixth/twelfth century) was a Shīʿī author and preacher, most famous for his Persian commentary on the Qurʾān, entitled Rawḍ al-jinān wa-rawḥ (or rūḥ) al-janān. He was supposedly descended from the Khuzāʿa tribe, a contingent of which settled in Nīsābūr (Nīshāpūr). Some of the Khuzāʿa are said to have relocated to Rayy, where Abū l-Futūḥ lived. Hence his full name is often given as Abū l-Futūḥ al-Ḥusayn b. ʿAlī b. Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Khuzāʿī al-Rāzī al-Nīsābūrī. Biographical references record disagreement concerning whether to record his great-gra…

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Gleave, Robert M.. "Abū l-Futūḥ al-Rāzī." Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE. Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 28 July 2014 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/encyclopaedia-of-islam-3/abu-l-futuh-al-razi-SIM_0025>



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