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Special act of worship; obedience, bondage to Allah, "recourse only to what the lawgiver has determined." (ash shatibi). "non-intelligibility of meaning." (ash-shatibi).
"Defining the school of the people of self-purification", a book by al-kalabadhi (d. 390/1000), translated as doctrine of the sufis. this book played a great role in winning recognition of sufism within islam. in this sense, he was a precursor of al-ghazali.
Saying "i seek refuge with Allah..." (a `udhu billdhi min ash-shaytan ar-rajim).
Transferability of the `illa. it must have an objective quality which can be applied to other cases (e.g. the principle of 'intoxication' can be transferred from wine to other intoxicating substances.)
Deterrence, discretionary penalty determined by the qadi.
The concept of divisibility. in relation to belief, it regards belief as a combination of several qualities.
"Tabaddul al- `alam ma' al-anfus ", the transformation of the world with each breath, meaning that at every single moment, the entire universe emerges anew. this is similar to the expression "tajdid al-khalq" or "renewal of creation", in which the universe is created anew in every instant. (see nafas ar-rahman).
Chronicles, biographies arranged according to generations.
"Biographies of the sufis", `abdu'r-rahman as-sulami's (d. 412/1021) biographical account of the sufis.
The formula "blessed is Allah".