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Apologetic commentary on the Creed
(134 words)

Unknown author

Date of Birth: Probably first half of the 12th century

Place of Birth: Unknown; perhaps Baghdad

Date of Death: Probably late 12th century

Place of Death: Unknown; perhaps Baghdad


Nothing is known about the author of an Arabic apologetic commentary on the Nicene Creed other than what can be gathered from the commentary itself, which reflects the milieu of Baghdad in the 1160s. The autho…

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Masri & Mark N. Swanson, Pierre, “Apologetic commentary on the Creed”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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