The Resource Ibn Taymiyya's theodicy of perpetual optimism, by Jon Hoover, (electronic resource)

Ibn Taymiyya's theodicy of perpetual optimism, by Jon Hoover, (electronic resource)

Label
Ibn Taymiyya's theodicy of perpetual optimism
Title
Ibn Taymiyya's theodicy of perpetual optimism
Statement of responsibility
by Jon Hoover
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This comprehensive study of Muslim jurist Ibn Taymiyya's (d. 1328) theodicy of perpetual optimism exposits and analyses his writings on God's justice and wise purpose, divine determination and human agency, the problem of evil, and juristic method in theological doctrine
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Cataloging source
E7B
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Hoover, Jon
Index
index present
LC call number
BP80.I29
LC item number
H66 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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JSTOR Open Access
Series statement
Islamic philosophy, theology, and science,
Series volume
v. 73
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  • Ibn Taymīyah, Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Ḥalīm
  • Ibn Taymīyah, Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Ḥalīm
  • Ibn-Taimīya, Aḥmad Ibn-ʿAbd-al-Ḥalīm
  • Ibn-Taimīya, Aḥmad Ibn-ʻAbd-al-Ḥalīm
  • God (Islam)
  • Good and evil
  • Islam
  • Optimism
  • Theodicy
  • Theodicee
  • God (Islam)
  • Good and evil
  • Islam
  • Optimism
  • Theodicy
  • Theodicee
  • Theodizee
  • RELIGION / Islam / General
Label
Ibn Taymiyya's theodicy of perpetual optimism, by Jon Hoover, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover13; -- Contents13; -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter One: Worship, Religious Epistemology and Theological Jurisprudence -- Ibn Taymiyya as a Theological Jurist -- The Centrality of Worshipping God Alone -- The Correspondence of Reason and Revelation -- On Knowing that God Exists and that He Alone should be Worshipped -- The Methodology of Theological Jurisprudence -- The Apologetic Quality of Ibn Taymiyya's Theological Jurisprudence -- Chapter Two: God's Wise Purpose, Perpetual Activity and Self-Suffi ciency -- The Problematic of God's Goodness and God's Self-Suffi ciency -- Joseph Bell on God's Wise Purpose and Self-Suffi ciency in Ibn Taymiyya's Theology -- Ibn Taymiyya's Classification of Views on Wise Purpose/ Causality in the Will of God -- The Ash'ar239; Case against Causality in the Will of God: It Entails Imperfection and Origination in God, as well as an Infi nite Regress -- Ibn Taymiyya's Case for a God Who Acts Perpetually for Wise Purposes and Creates from Eternity -- Ibn Taymiyya on God's Voluntary Acts Subsisting in God's Essence -- Ibn Taymiyya on God's Suffi ciency apart from the Worlds in the Exercise of Wise Purpose -- Conclusion -- Chapter Three: God's Creation and God's Command -- Ibn Taymiyya's Creation/Command Hermeneutic -- Ibn Taymiyya's Classifi cation of Errors in Creation and Command -- Ibn Taymiyya: Analogy Is the Cause of Error in Creation and Command -- Modes of Expressing Creation and Command in Ibn Taymiyya's Thought -- Ibn Taymiyya Defending the Coherence of Creation and Command -- Conclusion -- Chapter Four: God's Creation of Acts in the Human Agent -- Ibn Taymiyya's View of the Human Act in Prior Research -- The Theological and Philosophical Context -- Ibn Taymiyya on the Compatibility of Divine Creation and Human Action -- Ibn Taymiyya's View of Divine Creation by Means of Secondary Causes -- Ibn Taymiyya on Controversial Kal228;m Terms Relating to Human Agency -- Ibn Taymiyya's Compatibilism as the Golden Mean (wasat) -- Conclusion -- Chapter Five: The Wise Purpose and Origin of Evil -- Ibn Taymiyya and the Explanation of Evil in Islamic Theodicies -- Ibn Taymiyya's Evil Attribution Typology -- Ibn Taymiyya on God's Wise Purposes in the Creation of Evil -- Ibn Taymiyya's Location of the Origin of Evil in Nonexistence ('adam) -- Conclusion (Chapter Six: The Justice of God and the Best of All Possible) -- Worlds -- Introduction -- Ibn Taymiyya's Three-fold Typology on God's Justice ('adl) -- Ibn Taymiyya on God's Power and al-Ghaz228;l239;'s Best of All Possible Worlds -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Ibn Taymiyya's Writings -- Collected Works with Abbreviations -- Ibn Taymiyya's Treatises with Short Titles -- Works of Others Found in the Collected Works of Ibn Taymiyya -- Other Arabic and Western Language Sources -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 270 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047420194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004158474.i-270
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt1w71dzr
System control number
  • (OCoLC)647841942
  • (OCoLC)ocn647841942
Label
Ibn Taymiyya's theodicy of perpetual optimism, by Jon Hoover, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover13; -- Contents13; -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter One: Worship, Religious Epistemology and Theological Jurisprudence -- Ibn Taymiyya as a Theological Jurist -- The Centrality of Worshipping God Alone -- The Correspondence of Reason and Revelation -- On Knowing that God Exists and that He Alone should be Worshipped -- The Methodology of Theological Jurisprudence -- The Apologetic Quality of Ibn Taymiyya's Theological Jurisprudence -- Chapter Two: God's Wise Purpose, Perpetual Activity and Self-Suffi ciency -- The Problematic of God's Goodness and God's Self-Suffi ciency -- Joseph Bell on God's Wise Purpose and Self-Suffi ciency in Ibn Taymiyya's Theology -- Ibn Taymiyya's Classification of Views on Wise Purpose/ Causality in the Will of God -- The Ash'ar239; Case against Causality in the Will of God: It Entails Imperfection and Origination in God, as well as an Infi nite Regress -- Ibn Taymiyya's Case for a God Who Acts Perpetually for Wise Purposes and Creates from Eternity -- Ibn Taymiyya on God's Voluntary Acts Subsisting in God's Essence -- Ibn Taymiyya on God's Suffi ciency apart from the Worlds in the Exercise of Wise Purpose -- Conclusion -- Chapter Three: God's Creation and God's Command -- Ibn Taymiyya's Creation/Command Hermeneutic -- Ibn Taymiyya's Classifi cation of Errors in Creation and Command -- Ibn Taymiyya: Analogy Is the Cause of Error in Creation and Command -- Modes of Expressing Creation and Command in Ibn Taymiyya's Thought -- Ibn Taymiyya Defending the Coherence of Creation and Command -- Conclusion -- Chapter Four: God's Creation of Acts in the Human Agent -- Ibn Taymiyya's View of the Human Act in Prior Research -- The Theological and Philosophical Context -- Ibn Taymiyya on the Compatibility of Divine Creation and Human Action -- Ibn Taymiyya's View of Divine Creation by Means of Secondary Causes -- Ibn Taymiyya on Controversial Kal228;m Terms Relating to Human Agency -- Ibn Taymiyya's Compatibilism as the Golden Mean (wasat) -- Conclusion -- Chapter Five: The Wise Purpose and Origin of Evil -- Ibn Taymiyya and the Explanation of Evil in Islamic Theodicies -- Ibn Taymiyya's Evil Attribution Typology -- Ibn Taymiyya on God's Wise Purposes in the Creation of Evil -- Ibn Taymiyya's Location of the Origin of Evil in Nonexistence ('adam) -- Conclusion (Chapter Six: The Justice of God and the Best of All Possible) -- Worlds -- Introduction -- Ibn Taymiyya's Three-fold Typology on God's Justice ('adl) -- Ibn Taymiyya on God's Power and al-Ghaz228;l239;'s Best of All Possible Worlds -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Ibn Taymiyya's Writings -- Collected Works with Abbreviations -- Ibn Taymiyya's Treatises with Short Titles -- Works of Others Found in the Collected Works of Ibn Taymiyya -- Other Arabic and Western Language Sources -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 270 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047420194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004158474.i-270
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt1w71dzr
System control number
  • (OCoLC)647841942
  • (OCoLC)ocn647841942

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