Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Firdaws al-Naṣrāniyya
(809 words)

The paradise of Christianity

Ibn al-Ṭayyib

Date: After 1018

Original Language: Arabic


Firdaws al-Naṣrāniyya is a complete commentary on the Bible. The beginning of the introduction to the work is lost, but in the section that survives Ibn al-Ṭayyib launches a stinging attack on his ecclesiastical contemporaries. In this same section, he implies that his sources are not Arabic, and they are therefore presuma…

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Faultless, Julian, “ Firdaws al-Naṣrāniyya”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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