Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Bayān madhhab al-Naṣārā
(212 words)

An explanation of the doctrine of the Christians


Date: Unknown, between 932 and 935

Original Language: Arabic


The work is lost, and its original title is unknown. All that is known is this brief description of it in a list of al-Ashʿarī’s late works by Ibn Fūrak, which Ibn ʿAsākir incorporated into his list (Tabyīn, p. 135; McCarthy, Theology, p. 227, no. 84). As the reference indicates, it set out what were in all likelihood the main Christ…

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Thomas, David, “ Bayān madhhab al-Naṣārā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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