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Abū l-Hudhayl Muḥammad ibn al-Hudhayl ibn ʿUbayd Allāh ibn Makḥūl al-ʿAbdī l-ʿAllāf
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Abū l-Hudhayl al-ʿAllāf

Date of Birth: Between 748 and 753

Place of Birth: Basra

Date of Death: Between 840 and 850

Place of Death: Baghdad

Biography

Abū l-Hudhayl is regarded as one of the greatest theologians of early ʿAbbasid times, and the shaper of many of the main doctrines for which the Muʿtazila became known. He was the leader of the Basra school of the Muʿtazila until he moved to the capital in …

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Thomas, David, “Abū l-Hudhayl Muḥammad ibn al-Hudhayl ibn ʿUbayd Allāh ibn Makḥūl al-ʿAbdī l-ʿAllāf”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23638>
First published online: 2010



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