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The Philosophers in the Sunni Prophetology

Keywords: Islam , Prophetology , philosophy , theology , rationalism , epistemology , Sunnism , Ash’arism , heresiology.

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The present article relates to the philosophers of Islam in the Sunni prophetology. The prophetic set-up in theology meets the rationalist objections of the various deniers of this institution, which is fundamental to the Islamic religion. The deniers include the philosophers who have attempted to find a sense in this institution with regard to the political philosophy and to the theory of the knowledge acquired from their Greek predecessors. In this study, we will demonstrate that this attempt at reconciliation between religion and philosophy has in all likelihood not convinced the theologians.

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