Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Fī l-tawḥīd
(235 words)

On the unicity [of God]

Sāwīrus ibn al-Muqaffaʿ

Date: Unknown; mid or late 10th century

Original Language: Arabic


MZ no. 1, HP no. 1.

This lost work is cited (though whether as a past or a future work is not clear) in the second chapter of Miṣbāḥ al-ʿaql (see below), where the reader is referred to it for quotations from Greek sages (Hermes, Plato, Pythagorus, and others) that bear witness to the Trinity. Without a doubt, Sāwīrus’ treatment…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Fī l-tawḥīd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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