Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-bidaʿ wa-l-nahy ʿanhā
(591 words)

Kitāb al-bidaʿIttiqāʾ al-bidaʿ

Innovations and the prohibition of them, InnovationsWariness of innovations

Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Waḍḍāḥ ibn Bazīʿ al-Umawī l-Marwānī l-Qurṭubī

Date: Probably between 859 and 900

Original Language: Arabic


It includes twelve chapters of uneven length containing prophetic traditions and transmissions from the first generations of Muslims. The material was compiled by Ibn Waḍḍāḥ's pupil Aṣbag…

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Fierro, Maribel, “ Kitāb al-bidaʿ wa-l-nahy ʿanhā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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