By Nasir Khusraw (auth.); Ormsby, Eric (trans.)

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101. 102. 103. Q71:25, tr. Jones. Q30:58. Q16:60. Q25:38–39, tr. Jones. On the Proof of the Creator’s Existence 47 over ʿĀd, Thamūd, and the people of al-Rass is no bodily destruction or physical death; rather, it is the death of ignorance and error which makes eternal punishment inescapable. The proof of the rightness of this is that God caused these peoples, as well as their prophets – Hūd and Shuʿayb and Ṣāliḥ – to suffer bodily death. What then was the difference between the death of a kāfir and that of the prophets?

7, pp. 729–732; F. Daftary, The Ismāʿīlīs, pp. 196–198, and passim. On the prominence of the Fatimid daʿwa during his long reign, see F. Daftary, Ismailis in Medieval Muslim Societies (London and New York, 2005), p. 125. 72. Almost nothing is known of this fourth/tenth-century Ismaili master; cf. F. Daftary, Ismaili Literature: A Bibliography of Sources and Studies (London and New York, 2004), p. 106; I. K. Poonawala, Biobibliography of Ismāʿīlī Literature (Malibu, CA, 1977), p. 76; W. Ivanow, Ismaili Literature: A Bibliographic Survey (Tehran, 1963), p.

Daftary, The Ismāʿīlīs, pp. 196–198, and passim. On the prominence of the Fatimid daʿwa during his long reign, see F. Daftary, Ismailis in Medieval Muslim Societies (London and New York, 2005), p. 125. 72. Almost nothing is known of this fourth/tenth-century Ismaili master; cf. F. Daftary, Ismaili Literature: A Bibliography of Sources and Studies (London and New York, 2004), p. 106; I. K. Poonawala, Biobibliography of Ismāʿīlī Literature (Malibu, CA, 1977), p. 76; W. Ivanow, Ismaili Literature: A Bibliographic Survey (Tehran, 1963), p.

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