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 Kitāb al-burhān
(153 words)

The proof

Abū l-Faḍl ʿAlī ibn Rabban al-Naṣrānī

Date: Unknown, early/mid-9th c.?

Original Language: Arabic


According to Sbath (Fihrist, i, p. 54), the work is a refutation of Islam in three parts, the first concentrating on the Prophet Muḥammad, the second on the Qurʾān, and the third on the Islamic faith in general.


We cannot say much about the significance of the work as long as a copy is not available. On the basis of Sbath's descr…

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

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