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in the 'Guide for the Perplexed' by Rabbi Moshe Maimonides, who are the 'attributists' he speaks of? Are they other Jews with a different view, a different sect within Judaism, the Mohammedans, the Christians, or another group? He speaks of them several times but this is an example:

"The Scriptures unquestionably ascribe to God Existence, Life, Power, Wisdom, Unity, Eternity, and Will. The Attributists regard these as properties distinct from, but co-existing with, the Essence of God. "

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    in the quran there are ayat(passages) referring to Allah(God) as having human attributes such body features. a small group among the sunnis took these as literal facts and were called attributists as they attributed corporeality upon God drive.google.com/open?id=0B8F_PW9P6dqlZm1XT1dXUXdKSXc ctrl f and type in attributists to bring you to the right place – MoriDowidhYa3aqov Jan 20 '17 at 1:34
  • books.google.com/… – MoriDowidhYa3aqov Jan 20 '17 at 1:58
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    The quote in your question is not a passage written by Maimonides. – paquda Jan 22 '17 at 12:27

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