`Abd al-Jabbar (ca. 935 - 1025)

Mu`tazilite theologian whose comprehensive "summa" of speculative theology, the Mughni, presented the culmination of Mu`tazilite thought under the two headings of God's oneness (tawhid) and his justice (`adl). He argued that the Ash`arite separation between the eternal speech of God and the created words of the Qur'an made God's will unknowable.

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