Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Dalāʾil al-nubuwwa, ‘Proofs of prophethood’
(121 words)


Abū Dāwūd Sulaymān ibn al-Ashʿath al-Sijistānī

Date: Unknown

Original Language: Arabic


The work is mentioned by Hajjī Khalīfa, Kashf al-ẓunūn, iii, p. 237, on the authority of Ibn Ḥajar, Tahdhīb al-tahdhīb. While the work may well have largely comprised lists of Hadiths, it could also have listed and commented on biblical proof verses and also replied to arguments from Christians.


It presumably employed similar arguments to those in contemp…

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Thomas, David, “ Dalāʾil al-nubuwwa, ‘Proofs of prophethood’”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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