Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-iIʿām bi-manāqib al-Islām
(600 words)

Information about the virtues of Islam


Date: Before 985

Original Language: Arabic


Running to 136 pages in its printed edition, this work is a programmatic comparison of six religions – Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Greek astral religion (Ṣābianism), and pagan idol worship – with the intention of demonstrating the superiority of Islam to the others in various areas common to all of …

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Rowson, Everett K., “ Al-iIʿām bi-manāqib al-Islām”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 09 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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