Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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ʿAbdishoʿ of Nisibis

Date: 7 December 1298

Original Language: Arabic


This brief untitled creed can be divided into two sections. The first, on the Trinity, presents the faith ‘of the Christians’ in God’s tri-unity. The fact that, as in the Ktābā d-marganitā, the author speaks of the Christians in general, and not only of his own community, may imply that his work was addressed to non-Christians, in particular to Muslims. Samir re…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Creed”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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