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"Kalam" (علم الكلم)is one of the 'religious sciences' of Islam. In Arabic the word means "speech" or "discourse", and refers to the Islamic tradition of seeking theological principles through dialectic.The term is usually translated, as an approximate rendering, 'theology'. An scholar of kalam is referred to as a Mutakallim. Arabic (; , less formally, ) is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... â–¶ (help· info) (Arabic: الإسلام; al- islām, the submission to God) is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions and the worlds second-largest religion. ...


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Major Kalam Schools


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The Ashari (Arabic الأشعرية al-ash`aryah) is a school of early Muslim philosophy named after its founder, the theologian Abu lHasan al-Ashari (d. ...


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In Islam, one who follows Abu Mansur Al Maturidis theology, which is a close variant of Ashari school of thought. ...


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Mutazilah (Arabic المعتزلة al-mu`tazilah) is a theological school of thought within Islam. ...

External links

  • Philosophy of Kalam Textbook by Harry Wolfson.
  • Muslim philosophy
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Kalam (Arabic: کلام) is one of the "religious sciences" (علم الكلم) of Islam.
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