Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Ashraf al-ḥadīth fī sharafay al-tawḥīd wa-l-tathlīth
(381 words)

The noblest speech about the noble [doctrines of God’s] Unity and Trinity

Muḥyī l-Dīn al-Iṣfahānī

Date: Possibly 12th century

Original Language: Arabic


This work is divided into six chapters, dealing with the Trinity (chs 1-3) and Incarnation (chs 4-6).

In the Trinitarian part, the author first (ch. 1) discusses the various meanings of the term uqnūm, ‘hypostasis’, as used by Christian theologians. In ch. 2, he presents brief refutations of each of…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Ashraf al-ḥadīth fī sharafay al-tawḥīd wa-l-tathlīth”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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