in category Kalam (Theology)

Is the Islamic science of kalam (speculative theology) of any benefit?

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The subject of Ilm al-Kalam
comprises little more than "Futile Debates". For over a millennium theologians (mutakallimeen) have debated topics like: Did God speak with Sound (صوت) - or No Sound? Did God speak with Arabic Letters (حرف) - or No Letters? Is God's Speech Eternal (كلام الله قديم) - or... Show more >>

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Kalam, or Islamic speculative theology, is a branch of Islamic science that deals with the study of Islamic beliefs and practices. It is based on the principles of logic and argumentation and is used to defend and explain Islamic beliefs and practices. Some scholars argue that kalam is of great benefit because it helps to... Show more >>

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