- (hashwiyya)A malleable but generally pejorative term applied by more rationalist-oriented theologians to extreme traditionalists who take a credulous and unduly literal approach to scripture, particularly regarding anthropomorphic accounts of God.
Islamic Philosophy. Peter S. Groff with Oliver Leaman . 2007.
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