uncreatedness

uncreatedness

(ˌʌnkriːˈeɪtɪdnɪs)
n
the condition of being uncreated
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(6) This is particularly true for the Ash'arite Sunni view of the Qur'an, though not so much for the understanding of Mu'tazilites, who do not adhere to the "uncreatedness" of the Qur'an.
The dreams covered in the book reveal diverse and sometimes contradictory themes: personal piety (46), epistemology (184, 216), sectarian dogma (e.g., the uncreatedness of the Quran, 36), paradise (193), Shariah (128-29, 173), revival (265), martyrdom (145), apocalyptic and conquest themes (54), and visions of Allah (54, 202-3) and Muhammad (42).
In the thirteenth century, "thinkers outside the theology faculty came under attack from theologians who accused them from sharing not only Aristotle's beliefs in natural philosophy but also his pagan ideas about the uncreatedness of the world." (23) Aristotle's works on natural philosophy in math, logic, and science had become very influential and were giving some justification to his religious philosophies as well.
In the view of theologians, "uncreatedness" in time meant not needing a Creator.
One chapter deals with exegetical principles and another resurrects a medieval controversy: the notion of the createdness or uncreatedness of the [Qur.sup.[contains]][bar{a}]n.
Even many who defended the uncreatedness of the Qur an seem to have been aware of the dangers inherent in simply equating that with verbal inspiration.
For example, he and his eastern colleagues regularly speak of a certain Mafrughiyya sect, unknown to the standard writers but associated in Maturidite theological works with arguments concerning the uncreatedness of iman.(25)