Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Khulāṣat al-naẓar
(686 words)

‘Abridgement of speculative theology’

Khulāṣat al-naẓar

Date: Unknown; early 13th century

Original Language: Arabic


Khulāṣat al-naẓar is a work of systematic theology. As its title indicates, it is a digest of much longer theological works such as ʿAbd al-Jabbār’s voluminous Mughnī and Muḥīṭ bi-l-taklīf (q.v.), which its structure and contents clearly, and sometimes directly, recall, and in all likelihood more directly of the lost works…

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Thomas, David, “ Khulāṣat al-naẓar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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