Claim: You [the Ash`arīs, Maturīdīs] contradict yourselves. You affirm for Allāh Life, Power, Will, Knowledge, Speech, Hearing and Sight, while making ta`wīl (figurative interpretation) of istiwā (rising), nuzūl (descending), māji', ityān, wajh (face), yad (hand), sāq, qadam (foot), janb (side), `ayn (eye) and relocation in (various) levels. The basic rule with regards to the Attributes is one, so if you affirm the seven Attributes, what prevents you from affirming rest? What is the difference? is nothing less than contradiction.
Response: The response to this consists of two points:
The Attributes of āh
Imām Taqīyyudīn al-Subkī