History of Middle East 2

1)      What does Harun al-Rashid eventually decide to do about the succession? What happens to that plan after his death?  Why does al-Mam’un win?

2)      Pick one of the anecdotes about al-Ma`mun and summarize it.

3)      What are the four different ways that law is found, according to Shafi`i?

4)      Describe the path that al-Ghazali takes on his path to true knowledge.  Where does he end up?

5)      What are the four classes of seekers?