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By Verena Klemm, Paul E Walker, Susanne Karam

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The verse also shows that, in whoever there is not the light of knowledge, and its radiance so that the novice can be guided by it and be enlightened with this knowledge, that person is not suitable to be a . Qurʾān, 6: 160. . Qurʾān, 33: 45–46. indd 38 29/11/11 3:10 PM Treatise on the Code of Conduct for the Dāʿīs 39 dāʿī. It indicates as well that he who does not comprehend the declaration of God’s absolute Oneness cannot be a dāʿī because, if he associates God with another or describes the Creator with any attribute of created beings, he summons to a creature like it and not to God, the Exalted.

23] Indeed, the interpretation of the law is a sea that never drains, nor does anyone reach its furthest limit. The science of the Qurʾān has no end. Knowledge of the higher hierarchy and the spiritual world is not attained by any but the pious person who is keenly intelligent, astute and diligent. Comprehension of the horizons and souls is a deep ocean, and it is the source from which derives the understanding of all other sciences. It is the scale and touchstone to which every other science reverts.

For him to confess so openly that some followers of al-Ḥākim regarded his unusual behaviour as a sign of his divinity, matches what we know about various groups that eventually coalesced into the Druze. These groups first went public with their claim about his divinity in the year 408/1017. Al-Naysābūrī was evidently cautioning against them and what he considers to be heresy. But, for him even to mention that possibility, if only to reject it, means that it was already happening at the time he wrote.

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