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 Al-ajwiba l-fākhira ʿan al-as’ila l-fājira fī l-radd ʿalā l-milla l-kāfira
(748 words)

Al-ajwiba l-fākhira

‘Superb answers to shameful questions in refutation of the unbelieving religion’

Al-Qarāfī

Date: Unknown; before 1285

Original Language: Arabic

Description

This substantial polemical work, amounting to over 400 pages in printed editions, is called by Brockelmann ‘the greatest apologetic achievement in Islam’ (GAL S i, p. 665). It is divided into four parts.

In the first, al-Qarāfī presents a refutation of an epistle written by an unnamed C…

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El Kaisy-Friemuth, Maha, “ Al-ajwiba l-fākhira ʿan al-as’ila l-fājira fī l-radd ʿalā l-milla l-kāfira”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25449>
First published online: 2010



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