Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Dalā'il al-nubuwwa
(290 words)

Proofs of prophethood

Al-Bāhilī l-Baṣrī

Date: Unknown; before about 915

Original Language: Arabic


Almost nothing is known about this work, not even its proper title. It is not listed among al-Bāhilī’s works by Ibn al-Nadīm, and the only reference is given by ʿAbd al-Jabbār, Tathbīt, p. 511, who mentions it together with other works about the miracles of Muḥammad that are not referred to in the Qurʾān.

From what ʿAbd al-Jabbār says about these works, it appears…

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Thomas, David, “ Dalā'il al-nubuwwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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