kalam , lit. speech, something spoken; in diction & language: parlance; talk, discourse; in grammar, a sentence; also, a quasi inference. A powerful movement within Islamic thought (sometimes imperfectly translated as Islamic scholasticism).

cilm-al-kalam: a science in which one investigates the Being and attributes of God, and the conditions of possible things with respect to creation and restitution.

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