By Paul L. Heck
The first significant remedy of skepticism in Islam, this booklet explores the serious position of skeptical pondering within the improvement of theology in Islam. It examines the best way key thinkers in classical Islam confronted puzzling questions about the character of God and his relation to the area, all of the whereas strolling a very good line among trust in God’s message as printed within the Qur’an, and the ability of the brain to find truths by itself.
Skepticism in Classical Islam finds how doubt was once really an essential component of scholarly existence at present. Skepticism is on no account synonymous with atheism. it's, really, the admission that one can't convincingly display a fact declare with sure bet, and Islam’s students, like their opposite numbers in other places, said such impasses, purely to be encouraged to discover new how one can get to the bottom of the conundrums they confronted. while their conundrums have been specific, their admission of the bounds of information stocks a lot with different scholarly traditions.
Seeking to place Islam at the map of the wider learn of the background of scepticism, this ebook may be of curiosity to students and scholars of faith, background and Philosophy.
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Skepticism in Classical Islam: Moments of Confusion (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East) by Paul L. Heck