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This index presents list of terms that occur in this book The Ẓāhirīs: Their Doctrine and their History. A Contribution to the History of Islamic Theology. The individual who adheres to the principles of madhhab al-Ẓāhir, the Islamic legal school, is called Ẓāhirī. Goldziher gives an extensive presentation of the Ẓāhirīte school, its doctrine and the position of its representatives within orthodox Islam. Ẓāhirism accepts only the facts clearly revealed by sensible, rational and linguistic intuitions, controlled and corroborated by Qurʾānic revelation.

Keywords: Ẓāhirīs; Islamic theology; Qurʾān



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