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 Kitāb fī l-nubuwwa
(235 words)

On prophethood

Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdallāh ibn Shabīb al-Basṛ ī

Date: Unknown, mid-9th c.

Original Language: Arabic


The work is lost. It is mentioned only in passing by ʿAbd al-Jabbār (Tathbīt dalāʾil al-nubuwwa, ed. ʿA.K. ʿUthmān, Beirut, 1966, p. 511) together with similar works by other authors, including Abū l-Hudhayl (q.v.) and al-Jāḥiẓ, in the context of a discussion about miracles of Muḥammad. ʿAbd al-Jabbār re…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb fī l-nubuwwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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