ash`arism

Ashʿarism

[ash-uh-riz-uhm]
noun Islam.
the classical synthesis of Islamic philosophical theology, formulated by al-Ashʿari.

Origin:
< Arabic al-Ashʿar(ī) al-Ashʿari + -ism

Ashʿarite, noun
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