Barāhīn Ithbāt al-Bāriʾ
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Barāhīn Ithbāt al-Bāriʾ (Proofs of God’s existence [lit. ‘proofs affirming the Creator’]). Relying upon rational methods to establish the existence of God is considered one of the ways to attain religious conviction, but at the same time, a number of Islamic thinkers, not only the Sufis and those who reject …

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Anvari, Mohammad Javad and Brown, Keven, “Barāhīn Ithbāt al-Bāriʾ”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 19 June 2018 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209

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