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 Kitāb dalīl al-ḥāʾir
(113 words)

Guide for the confused

Yūḥannā ibn al-Ṣalt

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

Original Language: Arabic


An apologetic exposé of the Christian religion, according to Sbath, Fihris i, p. 7.


The work may have been contained arguments in defense of Christianity that were specifically designed to respond to the challenge of Islamic doctrine, but this cannot be determined until a manuscript can be accessed.


MS Cairo - Ṣalīb (inaccessible MS …

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Roggema, Barbara, “ Kitāb dalīl al-ḥāʾir”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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