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Abū Manṣūr Al-Mā Turīdī

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Al-Māturῑdῑ is known mainly as a proponent of revealed theology. Al-Māturῑdῑ wrote in a particularly terse and involved style with few explanatory asides, and he did not give any indication of what he was setting out to do. The refutation of Christian beliefs about Jesus is very short, less than five pages in Kholeif 's edition. Nevertheless, it is packed with a succession of brief, pungently-worded arguments all clustered around the issue of the status of Jesus, and the impossibility that he was divine or the Son of God. Al-Māturῑdῑ refutes the Christian claim first by presenting an implicit dilemma: the Christians assert that Jesus was able to bring physical entities into being in the way that God does, but was also human, as Christians also assert.

Keywords: Al-Māturῑdῑ; Christian; Jesus; Son of God

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