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 Fatwā fī amr al-kanāʾis
(445 words)



‘Fatwa on the issue of churches’

Ibn Taymiyya

Date: Unknown

Original Language: Arabic

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The only known source for this short fatwa is Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya’s Aḥkām ahl al-dhimma (ii, pp. 677-86 in the 1961 edition of Subḥī al-Ṣāliḥ), and it has now been printed independently in the collection Jāmiʿ al-masāʾil cited below. Fatwā fī amr al-kanāʾis treats the legal status of churches under Muslim rule, and it probably dates to after Masʾalat al-kanāʾis because it takes…

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Hoover, Jon, “ Fatwā fī amr al-kanāʾis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25595>
First published online: 2010



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