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 Jawāb, 'Response', to the Risāla, 'Treatise', or Burhān, 'Proof', of Ibn al-Munajjim
(815 words)


Qusṭā ibn Lūqā

Date: Possibly 910-20

Original Language: Arabic


Qusṭā ibn Lūqā’s Jawāb (‘Response’) to Al-burhān (‘The proof’) of [ʿAlī ibn Yaḥyā?] ibn al-Munajjim (q.v.) is a booklet-length (55 pages in its PO edition), point-by-point refutation of Ibn al-Munajjim’s attempt to construct an irrefutable Aristotelian demonstration (burhān muṭlaq or burhān handasī) for the prophethood of Muḥammad. Qusṭā, while expressing his reluctance to …

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Jawāb, 'Response', to the Risāla, 'Treatise', or Burhān, 'Proof', of Ibn al-Munajjim”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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