Ibn 'Aqil: Religion and Culture in Classical Islam
By: George Makdisi (author)Hardback
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This biography of the Muslim scholastic and humanist Ibn 'Aqil (A.H. 431-513/ A.D. 1040-1119) sheds light on one of the most important periods of classical Islam, one which has had a significant impact on religious and intellectual culture in the Christian Latin West.
Part 1 Ibn 'Aqil - his life and times: the retraction and the Qadir Creed; biography of Ibn 'Aqil. Part 2 Ibn 'Aqil and scholasticism: the organization of professional higher learning; theologies and orthodoxy; main currents in Ibn 'Aqil's thought. Part 3 Ibn 'Aqil and humanism: humanism and government; humanist disciplines and topics.
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