Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 De fide et legibus
(1,732 words)

‘On faith and laws’

William of Auvergne

Date: Unknown; probably between about 1220 and 1240

Original Language: Latin


De fide et legibus is one of the seven treatises that make up William’s Magisterium divinale ac sapientiale; internal evidence indicates it was written after his De sacramentis and De virtutibus et moribus. The first section, De fide, is much shorter than the second, De legibus (in the 1674 edition, 17 pages for the former as compared with 8…

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Murphy, Sean, “ De fide et legibus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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