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Kitāb al-Ḥayda and Early Ḥanbalī Creeds

NELC Seminar Room (Humanities 365) 365 Humanities, Los Angeles, CA

Among Islamic groups, Sunnī traditionalists, especially Ḥanbalīs, were strongly opposed to kalām (dialectical theology). Their condemnation of kalām was such that it became an established article of their creeds. Notwithstanding this official condemnation, there is evidence in their writings that they practiced kalām. For example, Ḥanbalī practices of kalām have been examined in the work...