Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Anonymous apology in Sbath 1002
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Anonymous apology in Sbath 1002

Two texts from Sbath 1002

Date: Between 10th and 12th century

Original Language: Arabic


This treatise is addressed to an unknown ‘beloved son’, who is worried by the contradictions concerning Christ that he finds in the ‘books of the Christians’. This is a classical reproach made by Muslims, and consequently Graf and Samir assume that the addressee is a Muslim. It would, however, b…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Anonymous apology in Sbath 1002”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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