This research tackles the issue of interior interpretation and attempts to show its influence on doctrinal sects in the Islamic world. The research shows the sources of interior interpretation (Greek, Jewish and Christian sources) and the way it sneaked into doctrinal sects in the Islamic world (Ibn Saba', fanatic Sufi and Khawarij). Examples of interior interpretation from some sects (Isma'iliyyah and Nusayriyyah) are presented. The danger of these interpretations is highlighted by showing that the interior way employed to from inside destroy the Islamic doctrine and legislation. Finally, the Islamic attitude from interior interpretation is given.
Abu Shawer, Abdullah Taha
"Implicit Interpretation and its Impact on Sects in the Islamic World (Review and Criticism),"
Jordan Journal of Islamic Studies: Vol. 14
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jois/vol14/iss4/1