Ashʽarite

noun Ash·ʽa·rite \ˈashəˌrīt\
variants: or

Asharite

\ˈashəˌrīt\

Definition of Ashʽarite

plural

-s

  1. :  an adherent of the doctrine of al-Ashʽari, who reconciled a dialectic method with orthodox beliefs to form a scholasticism of primary importance in Islam

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Origin and Etymology of ashʽarite

Ali al-Ashʽari †935 Muslim theologian + English -ite


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