Chapter 125

125- القول في الاسم و المسمى :

 

125 – Doctrine regarding the name and the named

 

و أقول إن الاسم غير المسمى كما تقدم من القول في الصفة و أنها في الحقيقة غير الموصوف و هذا مذهب يشترك فيه الشيعة و المعتزلة جميعا و يخالفهم في معناه العامة و المجبرة من أهل التشبيه .

                                                                                            

I say that the name (al-ism) is other than the named (al-musamma), as has preceded of the doctrine regarding the attribute (as-sifa), that in reality it is other than the attributed (al-mawsuf).  And this is a madhhab which the Shi`a and the Mu`tazila both share in, while the `Aamma and the Mujabbira (determinists) from the people of tashbeeh (anthropomorphism, comparison of Allah to His creation) oppose them in its meaning.