Defenders of Reason in Islam (Paperback)

Mu'tazililism from Medieval School to Modern Symbol

By Richard C. Martin, Mark Woodward, Dwi S. Atmaja

Oneworld Publications, 9781851681471, 268pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1997

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Description

This clearly written text explores the rational theology of Islam, the conflict between the "defenders of God" and the "defenders of reason", and the controversy's historical roots.


About the Author

Richard C. Martin is Emeritus Professor of Religion at Emory University. Mark R. Woodward, an anthropologist specialising in Islam in Indonesia, is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Arizona State University. Dwi S. Atmaja is Professor of Arabic at the Islamic University at Pontianak, Indonesia.