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Islamic Theological Themes
A Primary Source Reader
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"Unprecedented... The first reader to focus on the theological tradition in particular. It will thus be of considerable use for courses on Islam or on comparative religion." Theological Studies "[A] unique contribution that will entire a new generation of students to take an interest in advanced studies in Islamic theology in its many manifestations." Journal of the American Oriental Society
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John Renard is Professor of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University. His many books include Seven Doors to Islam: Spirituality and the Religious Life of Muslims, Windows on the House of Islam, Friends of God: Islamic Images of Piety, Commitment, and Servanthood, and Tales of God's Friends: Islamic Hagiography in Translation, all from UC Press.
Preface Acknowledgments Part One The Science of Interpretation: Reading the Sacred Sources 1 Qur'an and Hadith 2 Interpreting the Sacred Sources Part Two The Science of Community: Mapping the Boundaries of True Belief 3 Muslim Awareness of Other Religious Communities 4 Creed and Polemic Part Three The Science of Divine Unity: Schools and Themes in Systematic Theology 5 Theological Schools and Principles 6 Major Themes in Systematic Theology Part Four The Science of Hearts: Spirituality and Literature 7 Knowledge and the Spiritual Quest 8 Poetic, Pastoral, and Narrative Theology Part Five The Science of Character and Comportment: Ethics and Governance 9 Ethics in Theory 10 Ethics in Practice Notes Appendix: Synoptic/Comparative Table of Texts Acknowledgments of Permissions Index of Names of Persons General Index Index of Qur'anic Citations