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actions. Al-Baqillani tends to see that humans have an effective contribution in
realizing their actions, while al-Asy'ari does not see the true influence of humans.
From the explanation above regarding the thoughts of Qadhi Abu Bakr al-Baqillani
who is a figure of Asy'ari theology, it can be concluded that Qadhi Abu Bakr al-Baqillani or
commonly referred to as al-Baqillani is one of the figures of Ash'arian theology who has an
important role in developing methods and objects, by incorporating philosophic discussions
and methods into discussions of Ash'ari theology while still adhering to the general
principles of Ash'aria theology, namely determining the nature of God.
Al-Baqillani in his attempt to determine the nature of God turns out to be more rational
by including the differences between al-shifat and al-washf and giving his own meaning to
the theory of al-thing. He also gave a clear statement about the theory of al-kasb which is
the opinion of al-Asy;ari by providing an effective role for human power in realizing his
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