Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 [Kitāb fī tafḍīl al-tathlīth ʿalā l-tawḥīd]
(702 words)



[The superiority of Trinity over Unity]

Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Sayyār ibn Hānī l-Naẓẓām

Date: early 9th c.

Original Language: Arabic

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The work is not extant, and nothing is known about it apart from one brief mention by Ibn Ḥazm (Ṭawq al-ḥamāma, p. 127) on the authority of Ibn al-Rāwandī. The latter remarks that al-Naẓẓām wrote 'a book' (kitāb) for a Christian boy to whom he was attracted, which showed the superiority of the Christian over the Islamic d…

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Thomas, David, “ [Kitāb fī tafḍīl al-tathlīth ʿalā l-tawḥīd]”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23673>
First published online: 2010



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