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Defenders of Reason in Islam: Mu'tazililism from Medieval School to Modern Symbol

Martin, Richard C., Woodward, Mark, Atmaja, Dwi S.

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ISBN 10: 1851681477 / ISBN 13: 9781851681471
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An exploration of fundamentalism in Islam from the ninth century to the present. Num Pages: 268 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3F; 3H; 3J; HRH; JFSR2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 155 x 23. Weight in Grams: 418. . 1997. 0th Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781851681471

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Title: Defenders of Reason in Islam: Mu'tazililism ...

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

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This clearly written text explores the rational theology of Islam, the conflict between the "defenders of God" and the "defenders of reason", and the controversy's historical roots.

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Richard C. Martin is Emeritus Professor of Religion at Emory University. Mark R. Woodward, an anthropologist specialising in Islam in Indonesia, is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Arizona State University. Dwi S. Atmaja is Professor of Arabic at the Islamic University at Pontianak, Indonesia.

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