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  1. Ilm al-Kalam

    ʿIlm al-Kalām is the Islamic philosophical discipline of seeking theological principles through dialectic. Kalām in Islamic practice relates to the discipline of seeking theological knowledge through debate and argument. A scholar of kalām is referred to as a mutakallim. There are many possible interpretations as to why this discipline was originally called "kalām"; one is that the widest controversy in this discipline has been about whether the Word of God, as revealed in the Qur'an, can be considered part of God's essence and therefore not created, or whether it was made into words in the normal sense of speech, and is therefore created.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ilm al-kalam in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ilm al-kalam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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