Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb ʿalā l-Naṣārā fī l-naʿīm wa-l-akl wa-l-shurb fī l-ākhira wa ʿalā jamīʿ man qāla bi-ḍiddi dhālika
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Against the Christians on felicity and eating and drinking in the hereafter, and against whoever teaches in opposition to this

Ḥumayd ibn Saʿīd ibn Bakhtiyār

Date: Mid-9th c.

Original Language: Arabic

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The work is mentioned by Ibn al-Nadīm, Fihrist, p. 220 (margin). It was evidently a defense of the Islamic view of paradise as a place of sensory pleasures in response to Christian attacks, such as can be found in the near-contemporary Syriac Legend of Sergius Baḥīrā (q.v…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb ʿalā l-Naṣārā fī l-naʿīm wa-l-akl wa-l-shurb fī l-ākhira wa ʿalā jamīʿ man qāla bi-ḍiddi dhālika”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23723>
First published online: 2010



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