Download e-book for kindle: Al-Ghazali, Averroes and the Interpretation of the Qur'an: by Avital Wohlman

By Avital Wohlman

This e-book examines the contrasting interpretations of Islam and the Qur’an via Averroes and Al-Ghazali, as a manner of assisting us untangle present impasses affecting each one Abrahamic religion. This has usually been portrayed as a conflict among philosophy and theology, however the ebook exhibits that Averroes used to be way more spiritual and Al-Ghazali extra philosophical than they're frequently portrayed.


The booklet strains the interplay among Muslim thinkers, exhibiting how every one is confident of the life of a ebook within which God is printed to rational beings, to whom He has given commandments, in addition to of the distinction of Islamic society. but they fluctuate in regards to the right strategy to interpret the sacred booklet. From this viewpoint, their dialogue doesn't tackle the distinction among philosophy and faith, or that among cause and revelation that's so attribute of the center a while, yet relatively explores changes on the middle of philosophical dialogue in our day: is there a degree of discourse with a purpose to facilitate mutual comprehension between people, permitting them to have interaction in debate?



This interpretation of sacred texts illustrates the methods non secular perform can form believers’ readings in their sacred texts, and the way philosophical interpretations could be changed by way of spiritual perform. additionally, when you consider that this type of inquiry characterizes each one Abrahamic culture, this research should be anticipated to augment interfaith dialog and discover non secular how you can improve tolerance among different believers.

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