Demonstrating the impossibility of lying for prophets, and arguing that it is rationally impossible for a miracle to occur for a false one.
Proving that lying is impossible for God, to an opponent who grants that Speech is a necessary attribute, and that Muhammed ﷺ is a man who God revealed information to.
Responding to the Mujasima who argue that 'Ilm Al-Kalam is an impermissible discipline, and that its conclusions cannot be used as a basis for belief
Al-Kharida al-Bahia (the Glimmering Pearl) is an introductory text for students of ‘ilm Al-Kalam. This is a summarized English commentary on that text.
Responding to those who argue that the indecisiveness of each singular testimony supporting a mass transmitted report, entails that the mass transmitted report be itself indecisively reliable.