Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Al-risāla l-thāniya li-Abī Rāʾiṭa l-Takrītī fī l-tajassud
(624 words)

The second Risāla of Abū Rā’iṭa l-Takrītī: On the Incarnation, On the Incarnation

Ḥabīb ibn Khidma Abū Rāʾiṭa l-Takrītī

Date: Later than the Risāla l-ūlā, probably between 815 and 828

Original Language: Arabic


The risālaOn the Incarnation is written with the same purpose and to the same audience as the risālaOn the Holy Trinity; it is nearly twice as long.

The treatise begins with a short transitional passage and then immediately addresses the relations…

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Toenies Keating, S., “ Al-risāla l-thāniya li-Abī Rāʾiṭa l-Takrītī fī l-tajassud”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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