Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Dialexis Sarakēnou kai Christianou
(1,082 words)

The Dialogue between a Saracen and a Christian

Uncertain author

Date: Unknown, probably second half of the 8th c.

Original Language: Greek


This work, which has long been associated with John of Damascus, is a dialogue between a Christian and a Saracen about the cause of good and evil, and the difference between the uncreated Word of God and the created words of God. It explores the subjects of God's omnipotence and …

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Schadler, Peter, “ Dialexis Sarakēnou kai Christianou”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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