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Conference​: Philosophi​cal Theology in Islam: The Later Ash'ari Tradition

Philosophical Theology in Islam: The Later Ash'ari Tradition

SOAS, University of London
1-3 September 2014

Programme: http://www.soas.ac.uk/nme/events/

Convenors: Ayman Shihadeh and Jan Thiele

The Ash‘arī school is the dominant and most influential school of
theology and philosophical theology in pre-modern Islam, and still
exerts considerable influence, mostly implicit, on contemporary
Islamic thought. In many respects, however, it remains sorely

New Publications from the Library of Arabic Literature

Dear colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting.

Below please find information about the Library of Arabic Literature series and our most recent published volumes, now available for sale in both print and e-book formats. We are offering a 20% discount on our books for H-MEM subscribers: when purchasing through our website below, please enter the following discount code: LAL14 [valid through December 31, 2014]

The Expeditions: An Early Biography of Muḥammad

by Maʿmar ibn Rāshid

Edited and Translated by Sean W. Anthony

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