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Lika, Eva-Maria

Proofs of Prophecy and the Refutation of the Isma'iliyya

The Kitab Ithbat nubuwwat al-nabi by the Zaydi al-Mu'ayyad bi-Ilah al-Haruni (d. 411/1020)

Series:Welten des Islams - Worlds of Islam - Mondes de l’Islam 9

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    November 2017
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    Al-Mu'ayyad bi-llah al-Haruni (d. 411/1020) was a representative of the intellectual center of the Zaydiyya in Northern Iran and a student of the leading Muʿtazilite theologians of the time. In his Kitab Ithbat nubuwwat al-nabi he presents a proof of prophecy of Muḥammad and a refutation of the Isma'ilyya.The present volume explores the historical and intellectual context of the oeuvre and includes a partial critical edition of the text.


    ix, 329 pages
    English, Arabic
    Type of Publication:
    Scholars and Researchers (Islamic Studies, Theology, History)

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    Eva-Maria Lika, University of Augsburg, Germany.

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