Origin of Kalam
Related formsKa·lam·ist, noun
Examples from the Web for kalam
He has to cut the crops, carry them to the barn (kalam), separate the corn from the stalk, and winnow it.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
He is also a follower of the Muʿtazilite Kalam and as strong a rationalist as his master.
But his Kalam may injure his belief instead of confirming it, by reason of the many difficulties and doubts it introduces.
But he shows himself a more loyal follower of the Kalam by frankly adopting the atomic theory, whereas Saadia opposes it (p. 25).
He was an adherent of the Mohammedan theological method known as the Kalam, and wrote mostly in Arabic.Chapters on Jewish Literature|Israel Abrahams