Freethinkers of Medieval Islam: Ibn Al-Rawāndī, Abū Bakr Al-Rāzī and Their Impact on Islamic Thought
BRILL, 01.01.1999 - 261 Seiten
This book endeavors to identify and define the phenomenon of freethinking in medieval Islam, in particular as exemplified in the figures of the two most notorious intellectual heretics, Ibn al-R?wand? (9th C.) and Ab? Bakr al-R?z? (10th C.). The development of Islamic freethinking is analyzed on the background of the paramount importance of prophetology in Islam. The book examines the image of the freethinkers in Islam and its connection to the legacy of late antiquity, and to the traditions about Indian and Sabian religions. The last chapters examine repercussions of his phenomenon in various aspects of Muslim, Jewish and Christian medieval thought. It is argued that, despite its rare occurrence, freethinking was in fact a pivotal Islamic phenomenon, which had a major impact on the development of Islamic thought.
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The Signs of Prophecy The Touchstone
Ibn alRawandT and his Baffling Book of
Abu Bakr alRazi A Respectable
The Religion of the Freethinkers
The Pagan Legacy of the Freethinkers
The Impact of the Freethinkers on Islamic
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