A History of God. Chapter 6 The God of the Philosophers. Early Islamic Philosophy. In early Islamic thought, which refers to philosophy during the "Islamic Golden Age," traditionally dated between the 8th and 12th centuries, two main currents may be distinguished.
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The God of the Philosophers
A. through philosophy as represented by the views of Aristotle
B. through religion, which is truth presented in a form that the ordinary person can understand.