Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

Get access

 Kitāb farāʾid al-qawāʾid fī uṣūl al-dīn wa-l-ʿaqāʾid
(740 words)



'The book of the pearls of useful matters concerning the fundamental doctrines of religion'

ʿAbdishoʿ of Nisibis

Date: 1313

Original Language: Arabic

Description

This still unedited text closely resembles ʿAbdishoʿ’s Uṣūl-al-dīn. Like the latter, it contains a dogmatic and a practical part. The East-Syrian priest Ṣalība ibn Yuḥannā l-Mawṣilī gives a description of this treatise (with some extracts) in his (only partly edited) theological encyclopedia Asfār al-asrār, com…

Cite this page
G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Kitāb farāʾid al-qawāʾid fī uṣūl al-dīn wa-l-ʿaqāʾid”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25688>
First published online: 2010



▲   Back to top   ▲