9. Dogmatics
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In volume 1 | book 2, Islamic Literature in the Arabic Language | Section 2, The Post-Classical Period of Islamic Literature from ca. 400/1000 until ca. 656/1258

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1 (2). Abu ’l-Walīd Sulaymān b. Khalaf al-Bājī, who was born in Badajoz in 403/1012, travelled to the East in 426/1034 where he stayed for 13 years, 3 of which were in Mecca, 3 in Baghdad, and one in Mosul. After his return to his native land he strove to promote Ashʿarī dogma. The Mālikī Muḥammad b. Saʿīd invited him to Mallorca, wh…

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Carl Brockelmann, “9. Dogmatics”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_122090>
First published online: 2017

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