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Author Spevack, Aaron
Title The Archetypal Sunni Scholar : Law, Theology, and Mysticism in the Synthesis of Al-Bajuri
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2014
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1: Al-Bājūrī's Life and Scholarship -- Al-Bājūrī's Teachers and Students -- A Traditional Shaykh al-Azhar in an Era of Attempted Reform -- Al-Bājūrī's Character -- Al-Bājūrī's Works -- Chronological List of al-Bājūrī's Completed Works -- Unfinished Works -- Al-Bājūrī's Commentaries and Their Predecessors -- Al-Bājūrī's Literary Sources and the Commentary Tradition -- 2: Al-Bājūrī's View of Religion and Method in the Egyptian Milieu -- The Archetype and Method -- Authority and Authenticity: Ijāza, Idhn, Isnād, and Ijtihād -- The Harmony of Reason and Revelation -- Sharī῾a Compliant Spirituality -- The Gabrielian Paradigm: Al-Bājūrī's View of the Three Dimensions of Islam -- Islām: Law -- Īmān: Belief -- Iḥsān: Spiritual Excellence -- The Ijmā῾-Ikhtilāf Spectrum -- The Egyptian Milieu -- The Shāfi῾ī School in Egypt -- Ash῾arī Thought and the Egyptian Madrasas -- Sufism in Egypt -- 3: Al-Bājūrī in Dialogue with His Archetypal Predecessors -- Al-Bājūrī's Theological Predecessors -- Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī -- Al-Taftazānī -- Al-Laqānī -- Muḥammad b. Yūsuf al-Sanūsī -- Al-Bājūrī's Predecessors in Law -- The Minhāj Group: Al-Nawawī and al-Rāfi῾ī -- Ibn Ḥajar al-Haytamī and Shams al-Dīn al-Ramlī -- The Taḥrīr Group -- Zakariyya al-Anṣārī -- The Abū Shuja῾ Group -- The Tanbīh Group -- Abū Isḥāq al-Shīrāzī -- Later Scholars -- Al-Bājūrī's Sufi Predecessors -- Al-Sha῾rānī -- Ibn Taymiyya -- The Independent Jurist-Theologian-Sufis and Their Affiliations -- Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī -- 4: Al-Bājūrī's Legal, Theological, and Mystical Thought -- Al-Bājūrī on Law: Ijtihād and Taqlīd -- Ijtihād -- Taqlīd -- Following Another Madhhab -- Al-Bājūrī on Sufism: Its Goals, Methods, and Explanations or Exclamations -- Definition and Goals of Sufism
The Ten Points of Departure for the Science of Sufism (al-mabādī l-῾ashara) -- Al-Bājūrī on the Methods of Sufism -- Bid῾a (Innovation) -- Explanations of the Unexplainable: The Problematic Sayings of the Sufis -- Al-Bājūrī on the Rational Sciences -- Al-Bājūrī on Ta᾿wīl, Tafwīḍ, and Ẓāhir -- The Permissibility of Manṭiq -- Al-Bājūrī on Kalām -- Opponents to al-Bājūrī's Kalām -- 5: Legacy and Conclusion -- Al-Bājūrī's Legacy -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Spevack, Aaron The Archetypal Sunni Scholar : Law, Theology, and Mysticism in the Synthesis of Al-Bajuri Albany : State University of New York Press,c2014 9781438453712
Subject Bājūrī, Ibrāhīm ibn Muḥammad, -- 1783 or 1784-1860.;Muslim scholars -- Egypt -- Biography
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