Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Barāhīn ʿalā ṣiḥḥat al-Injīl
(295 words)

'Proofs of the truth of the Gospel'

Ishoʿyahb bar Malkon

Date: First half of the 13th century

Original Language: Arabic


In this brief text Ishoʿyahb attempts to provide conclusive evidence for the truth of the Gospel. His arguments may be summarized as follows: the Gospel is spread among different and even hostile nations; it urges people to attend to spiritual matters and to act in ways contrary to their nature a…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Barāhīn ʿalā ṣiḥḥat al-Injīl”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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