Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kashf al-dasāʾis fī tarmīm al-kanāʾis
(829 words)

‘The exposure of intrigues regarding the repair of churches’


Date: 1353

Original Language: Arabic


This work was written in response to a particular event in Lebanon. In the summer of 1353, the dome of a church collapsed, and a commission of Muslim scholars was convened to decide whether it could be rebuilt. In September of that year, they granted permission, and at this point al-Subkī wrote his respo…

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Thomas, David, “ Kashf al-dasāʾis fī tarmīm al-kanāʾis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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