Difference between Mutazalite and Asharite

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Department
Religion
Course
RLG204H5
Professor
Alireza Haghighi
Semester
Winter

Description
after prophets death, question of the leadership of the community became a factor between Ali (4th Caliph) and the governor of Syria people started going to war for own personal interest wars are for God and not materialistic aims question of membership in the Umma; who is a true Muslim and who has the right to rule the Muslim community? Answers: Kharajite (secessionists) activists and rebels, most extreme formulation of who a true muslim is for Kharijites, it was not enough to believe in Tawhid, the Quran and the Prophet faith and action must correspond unbeliever is someone whose action is against Islam very strict interpretation of who is a sinner; whoever is kafir or mushrik and they deserved the worse punishment, that is to be expelled from the Muslim community what are grave sins? anything from polytheism to crimes of fornication and theft traditionalists said that the readiness with which the Kharijite were prepared to announce taker against someone was totally wrong. they were basically creating a judgement day on earth and they were taking actions and role of Allah Prophet said: whoever has Tawhid must not be molested, a person who committed a sin must no
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