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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART ID) continued from 2.10.17,end

2. THE ARABS AND SCHOLASTICISM. 1. To the victor belongs the bride. In the wars which were waged in Spain between Christians and Muslims, the former had often come under the influence of the attractions of Moorish fair ones. Many … Continue reading

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CHRISTIAN MONOPHYSISTS RELATIONS WITH CHRISTIAN TRIPHYSISTS REFORMERS

Islam et Protestantisme Les seules formes de christianisme connues par l’islam ont été longtemps uniquement celles du christianisme oriental, abondamment décrites par les polygraphes musulmans médiévaux, notamment Shahrastânî (m. 1153, Kitâb al-milal wa n-nihal ou Livre des Communautés religieuses). Bîrûnî (m. 1048) déjà avait inclus ces … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART IC) continued fm 12.10.16

VII. CONCLUSION. 1. IBN KHALDUN. 1. The Philosophy of Ibn Roshd, and his interpretation of Aristotle, have had extremely little effect upon the Muslim world. Many of his works, in the original, are lost, and we have them only in … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART IB) continued fm 28.01.16

4. IBN ROSHD. 1. Abu-l-Walid Mohammed ibn Akhmed ibn Mohammed ibn Roshd (Averroes) was born at Cordova, of a family of lawyers, in the year 1126. There too he made himself master of the learned culture of his time. In … Continue reading

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The Divine Right of the Quraysh

Curtain from inside the Holy Ka’ba 1. By the Covenant of Quraysh,2. Their Covenants (covering) journeys by winter and summer,-3. Let them adore the Lord of this House,4. Who provides them with food against hunger, and with security against fear … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART IB) continued fm 9.04.15

  2. IBN BADDJA. 1. Towards the end of the eleventh century, when Abu Bekr Mohammed ibn Yakhya ibn al-Saig ibn Baddja (Avempace) was born in Saragossa, the fair kingdom of Andalusia was approaching the time of its disappearance in … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART IA) continued fm 29.05.14

2. THE EPITOMISTS. 1. In a history of scholarly Education as conducted in the Muslim nations, this subject would necessarily have a larger space assigned it: but here we shall dismiss it in a few words. That Gazali has annihilated … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART I) continued fm 04.09.13

5. IBN AL-HAITHAM. 1. After the days of Ibn Sina and his school, little more attention was paid to the cultivation of Speculative Philosophy in the Eastern regions of the Muslim empire. In these lands Arabic was forced more and … Continue reading

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MOHAMED(PeaceupOnHim) ONE OF THE MESSANGERS OF ALLAH-HA(E)LIOS-ELLOHIM (CLast)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  25/08/13) The Treaty with the Christians of Najran The 9th year of Hijra was of great importance because of the treaty with the Christians of Najran, This treaty is regarded of vital importance because it was the … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART Θ) continued fm 25.01.13

3. IBN MASKAWAIH. 1. We have arrived at the point of time when the tenth century is passing into the eleventh. Farabi’s school has apparently died out; and Ibn Sina,–destined to awaken into fresh life the philosophy of his predecessor,–is … Continue reading

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MOHAMED(PeaceupOnHim) ONE OF THE MESSANGERS OF ALLAH-HA(E)LIOS-ELLOHIM (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 11/05/13) The Battle of Khandaq The Battle of Khandaq: 4th year of Hijra, 626 AD: At the end of the battle of Ohud when Abu Sofian was unable to hurt the Holy Prophet, he returned to Makka … Continue reading

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MOHAMED(PeaceupOnHim) ONE OF THE MESSANGERS OF ALLAH-HA(E)LIOS-ELLOHIM (A)

Muhammad (SA) The Messenger of Allah Born in Makka on 17th Rabiul Awwal about 53 years before Hijra. The year of his birth was called “Amul Feel” due to the invasion of the Ka’aba by Abraha the viceroy of the … Continue reading

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Mysticism, Magic, and Poetry in Byzantine (aka east roman) Christian and Islamic Religious Experience

A)Image as Animation: Stanford University, May 10, 2013 Workshop Description: In the Bible, when God created Adam and breathed life into him, he made him into an   “eikon tou Theou” translated as “an image of God” (Gen. 2:7). A hadith … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART H) continued fm 09.07.12

FARABI 1. In the tenth century the Logicians or Metaphysicians are distinguished from the Natural-Philosophers. The former follow a more rigorous method than the Dialecticians, and treat of other subjects than those which are dealt with by the Physical school. … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART Z) continued fm 06.11.07

THE NEO-PLATONIC ARISTOTELIANS OF THE EAST 1. KINDI. 1 1. Kindi is related in various ways to the Mutazilite Dialecticians and the Neo-Pythagorean Natural-Philosophers of his time, and we might therefore have dealt with him among the latter, even before … Continue reading

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