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 Kitāb hidāyat al-mustarshidīn
(598 words)



‘Guidance for those who seek direction’

Al-Bāqillānī

Date: Unknown; before 1013

Original Language: Arabic

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This apparently major work has only fully come to light in recent years. It is not recorded by al-Bāqillānī’s main medieval biographers, and it was largely overlooked until D. Gimaret published a section from it in 2009. It must certainly have ranked among al-Bāqillānī’s most substantial works, since, according to the 14th-century author Abū ʿAlī ʿUmar a…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb hidāyat al-mustarshidīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25874>
First published online: 2010



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