ABŪ ʿAMR AL-MĀZOLĪ, Karrāmī theologian, fl. mid-4th/mid-10th century. Most of the later branches of the Karrāmīya traced themselves back to Ebn Karrām through him; he was the last important representative of the school before the expansion and diversification which occurred under the early Ghaznavids. Nothing is known about Abū ʿAmr’s life or doctrine.
Al-Ḥākem al-Jošamī, Šarḥ ʿoyūn al-masāʾel, MS Leiden Ar. 1942a, fol. 43b.
J. van Ess, Ungenützte Texte zur Karramiya (Sb. Heidelberger Ak. Wiss., Phil-Hist. Kl., 1980, 6), Heidelberg, 1980, index.
(J. van Ess)
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