Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-istirjāʿ fī l-kalām
(210 words)

Kitāb al-istirjāʿ fī l-kalām

Cancellation, concerning theology


Date: Unknown, before 943

Original Language: Arabic


The work is lost, and is known only from references in some MSS of the Murūj (see Shboul, Al-Masʿudi and his world, p. 62 and n. 53). It was a polemical work, and contained refutations of the Zoroastrians and Christians, attacking the latter for their teachings about the two natures of Christ.


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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-istirjāʿ fī l-kalām”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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