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Faith and Reason in Islam: Averroes' Exposition of Religious Arguments #2020

Faith and Reason in Islam Averroes Exposition of Religious Arguments The first translation available in English of a key work by the twelfth century Muslim philosopher Averroes which reveals his controversial views about reason religion and humankind s relationship

  • Title: Faith and Reason in Islam: Averroes' Exposition of Religious Arguments
  • Author: Ibn Rushd
  • ISBN: 9781851682638
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Paperback
  • Faith and Reason in Islam: Averroes' Exposition of Religious Arguments By Ibn Rushd, The first translation available in English of a key work by the twelfth century Muslim philosopher Averroes, which reveals his controversial views about reason, religion, and humankind s relationship with God Suitable both for scholars and interested readers, this unique text proves that today s disputes between religion, reason, and science are far from a new phenomenon.

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    1. In Faith and Reason in Islam, Averroes answers the question to what extent the Koran should be understood literally and, conversely, to what extent it should be interpreted That question is important to him because too elaborate interpretations of Scripture destroy the faith of those he calls the common people, i.e the people who do not understand all the fine points of a given interpretation Averroes prefers to err on the safe side of a literal interpretation of Scripture He argues that Scriptu [...]

    2. Amazing book, Ibn Rushd Averroes was an amazing scholar and philosopher This book was one of the best books on theology and reason I have ever read.

    3. The 12th century philosopher Averroes, also known as The Commentator, explores the problems of interpreting religion Through dialectic reasoning, he demonstrates the issue of overthinking the Qur an, but also of taking it too literally He argues that for the sake of the common people, philosophers ought to stay within bounds of reason when dealing with delicate interpretations, lest they lead the masses astray The book is easy to read, as Averroes uses the classical approach to ontology and phen [...]

    4. I sure wish i if had a chance to read the original Arabic version A must read for Muslims who want to understand their own religion or people seeking the truth about Islam

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