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Different Shia sects on Allahs attributes:

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This is and Ismaili viewpoint on Allahs attributes: https://ismailignosis.com/2016/01/22/ismaili-teachings-on-the-oneness-of-god-tawhid-beyond-personalist-theism-and-modern-atheism/#section5

It came as a surprise to me that they claim: "God is beyond all philosophical and metaphysical categories: spiritual/material, cause/effect, eternal/temporal, substance/accident, essence/attributes, and existence/essence: God is above existence and non-existence"

But does Zaydis and Twelvers have same beliefs regarding Allahs attributes as Ismailis?

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7 hours ago, Ibn Murtuz said:

This is and Ismaili viewpoint on Allahs attributes: https://ismailignosis.com/2016/01/22/ismaili-teachings-on-the-oneness-of-god-tawhid-beyond-personalist-theism-and-modern-atheism/#section5

It came as a surprise to me that they claim: "God is beyond all philosophical and metaphysical categories: spiritual/material, cause/effect, eternal/temporal, substance/accident, essence/attributes, and existence/essence: God is above existence and non-existence"

But does Zaydis and Twelvers have same beliefs regarding Allahs attributes as Ismailis?

That is very extreme viewpoint. If He is above Existence then He created Existence and how Existence can be created when God Himself Exist? And what about all of attributes of God in Quran? Of course no one can understand their fully meaning, but we don't go that far to deny it by saying He is beyond His own attributes. 

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On 12/5/2021 at 6:38 PM, Ibn Murtuz said:

God is above existence and non-existence"

This part is very controversial from a Twelver's viewpoint. The orthodox view is that God exists (and always has existed) and that He created everything else from nothing, they constantly need Him to exist and He is a different thing from them.

There is a whole chapter in Kafi that "He is a thing and every other thing other than Him is created", with thing meaning existing. Mu'taziles, in their attempt to avoid making God's attributes like His creations, denies His most important attribute, being alive (existing). 

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