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 Al-sayf al-murhaf fī l-radd ʿalā l-Muṣḥaf
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Al-sayf al-murhaf

‘The whetted sword in refutation of the Scripture’

Al-sayf al-murhaf fī l-radd ‘alā l-Muṣḥaf

Date: 13th century

Original Language: Arabic


Regarding the quality of ‘truthfulness’, the author presents instances, mainly related to the qur’anic tales of the prophets, which, in his view, contradict those of the Bible, such as the stories of Mary (ed. Qarnī, i, pp. 300-1), Zachariah (ed. Qarnī, i, pp. 30…

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Demiri, Lejla, “ Al-sayf al-murhaf fī l-radd ʿalā l-Muṣḥaf”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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