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Al-Nasafī

Born: First quarter of the thirteenth century (?), Nasaf
Died: 1310, Baghdad
  • Jari KaukuaEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_14-1

Abstract

A Māturīdite theologian and jurisprudent who flourished in the turn of the thirteenth century, al-Nasafī is best known for his jurisprudential textbooks and a creed that became subject to a number of commentaries by subsequent generations of theologians.

Keywords

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Social Sciences and PhilosophyUniversity of Jyväskylä/Academy of FinlandJyväskyläFinland