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Die Mu'taziliten oder Die Freidenker im Islam: Ein Beitrag zur allgemeinen Culturgeschichte

Steiner, Heinrich

Published by S. Hirzel, Leipzig, 1865
Condition: vg Soft cover

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Ex-library. 8vo. xiv,110pp. Original wrappers bound in modern three-quarter cloth over marbled boards with gold lettering on spine. Modern endpapers. Rare edition of a study by H. Steiner on the distinct Islamic school of Mu'tazilah. This speculative theology flourished during the 8th-10th centuries AD in the cities of Basra and Baghdad. It is still adopted by a small, dispersed minority of Muslim intellectuals. Contents: Vorrede. Allgemeine Bemerkungen über die Mu'tazila und über Werth und Bedeutung der arabischen Philosophie. Die Namen Mu'tazila und Kadarija. Die Prädestinationslehre des Korans. Die Anfänge der Mu'tazila. Die Mu'tazila unter dem Einflusse griechischer Philosophie. Die Schulen von Bagdad und Basra. Schlussbetrachtung. Kritischer Anhang. Text in German with some Arabic. Ex-libris of Hebrew Union College, Francis-Henry Library on inside of front board. Library card pocket and bar code on rear endpaper, blind library stamps on title-page. Minor rubbing on head and tail of spine and corners. Remnants of previous library sticker near tail of spine. Minor discoloration-, one small abrasion on back wrapper. Otherwise tight copy in overall very good condition. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 24047

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Title: Die Mu'taziliten oder Die Freidenker im ...

Publisher: S. Hirzel, Leipzig

Publication Date: 1865

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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