Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-hudā
(119 words)


Yūḥannā ibn al-Ṣalt

Date: Unknown, 2nd half of 9th c.?

Original Language: Arabic


The work is described by Sbath (Fihris, i, p. 7) as an exposé of Christian doctrine and ethics. Considering the title, it probably had an apologetic purpose.


The work may have contained arguments in defense of Christianity that were specifically designed in response to the challenge of Islamic doctrine, but this cannot be determined u…

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Roggema, Barbara, “ Kitāb al-hudā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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