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Ashʿarīs, the dissemination of Ashʿarī theology
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Ashʿarīs, the dissemination of Ashʿarī theology. The 2nd–3rd/8th–9th centuries mark a crucial period in the history of the theological thought of Sunni Islam, during which a significant portion of its subject matter came to be formed and elaborated. The Sunni theologians of this perio…

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Ahmad Pakatchi and Translated by Muhammad Isa Waley, “Ashʿarīs, the dissemination of Ashʿarī theology”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 25 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0301>
First published online: 2015

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