Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-radd ʿalā l-mutanaṣṣir
(425 words)

Refutation of the convert to Christianity

Ibn ʿAwf

Date: Unknown; before 1185

Original Language: Arabic


This work, which bears the same title as a work ascribed to another Mālikī jurisprudent, the Tunisian Ibn ʿAbd al-Rafīʿ (d. 1333; q.v.).has not survived, though from a handful of references elsewhere it appears that Ibn ʿAwf wrote it in response to an anti-Muslim polemic entitled Al-fāḍiḥ (‘Exposing disgrace’), in which the author, who had presumably a…

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Demiri, Lejla, “ Al-radd ʿalā l-mutanaṣṣir”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 04 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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