Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn al-Numan al- Mufid

(d. 1032)

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(d. 1032)

Preeminent Imami Shii jurist and theologian of his age in Buwayhid Baghdad. Through the work of al-Mufid and his students, Mutazili theology came to exert considerable influence on Shii thought. Al-Mufid is believed to have written some two hundred works, including Al-irshad (Book of biographies of the imams) and Awil al-maqalat.

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