Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-majālis
(262 words)


Sāwīrus ibn al-Muqaffaʿ

Date: Unknown, but after 955 (when Sāwīrus rewrote Kitāb tafsīr al-amāna)

Original Language: Arabic


MZ no. 9, HP no. 7.

In ch. 6 of Kitāb tafsīr al-amāna (‘Commentary on the Creed’; see Leroy, Histoire des conciles, p. 504), rewritten in 955, Sāwīrus mentions the success of one of his arguments (against the charge that Christians had altered the faith of Christ) in a conversation he had with ‘a man f…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Kitāb al-majālis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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