Date: Late 8th or early 9th c. Original Language: Arabic
Taking as its starting point the qurʾānic acknowledgment of Christ as the Word of God, this text seeks to explain how this Word was begotten without the physical accouterments of birth and why it is necessary that this Word be eternal like God himself.
Theodore's opponents in this text are unnamed. In that they ac…
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Lamoreaux, John C.,
“ Al-radd ʿalā lladhīna yaqūlūna inna kalimat Allāh makhlūqa”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 17 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23588>