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Barāhīn Ithbāt al-Bāriʾ
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Barāhīn Ithbāt al-Bāriʾ (Proofs of God’s existence [lit. ‘proofs affirming the Creator’]). Relying upon rational methods to establish the existence of God is considered one of the ways to attain religious conviction, but at the same time, a number of Islamic thinkers, not only the Sufis and those who reject discurs…

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Javad Anvari, Mohammad and Translated by Keven Brown, “Barāhīn Ithbāt al-Bāriʾ”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000073>
First published online: 2015

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