Are 417: Islamic Philosophy Question Paper

Exam Name: Are 417: Islamic Philosophy 

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Exam Year:2007

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2006/2007
SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR
OF ARTS
ARE 417: ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY
DATE: Monday 23rd July 2007
TIME: 2.00-4.00am
INSTRUCTIONS:
Answer Three Questions, One from Each Section
SECTION I
"' 1. Discuss the concept of the grave sin, showing the Kharijite, Murj'ite and
Mutazilite positions.
2. "Islamic Philosophy was built on Greek materials, but it had the Islamic stamp".
Comment.
3. With examples from the Qur' an, discuss the Islamic teaching on predestination.
SECTION II
4. "The free thinkers of Islam". Assess the veracity of this statement regarding the
Mutazilites.
5. How did the teachings of the Asharites defend Islamic Orthodoxy?
6. Either:
(a) Identify and critically analyze the three theses of Al-Ghazali that
demonstrate the contradictions of philosophy in explaining
religious truth .
?
Or:
(b) "Philosophy is the handmaid of religion". Discuss
(I




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