Download e-book for iPad: Ahmad ibn Hanbal (Makers of the Muslim World) by Christopher Melchert

By Christopher Melchert

Christopher Melchert examines the forefather of the fourth of the 4 central Sunni colleges of jurisprudence, the Hanbali. Upholding the view that the Qur'an used to be uncreated and the direct notice of God, Ahmad ibn Hanbal (780-855) idea that the holy textual content can be learn actually, rejecting any threat for metaphorical or revisionist interpretation. Melchert assesses the significance of ibn Hanbal's teachings and analyses their relevance in sleek Sunni Islam.

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