Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-burhān
(133 words)

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Abū l-Faraj Saʿīd ibn ʿAlī l-Anbārī

Date: Unknown, 9th c.?

Original Language: Arabic


Like several other Arabic Christian works entitled Kitāb al-burhān, this was likely an apology for the Christian faith in response to Muslims' questions and criticisms.


We cannot say much about the significance of the work since we do not know its contents. However, its very existence, taken together with other evidence, bears w…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Kitāb al-burhān”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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