Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb ithbāt nubuwwat al-nabī
(481 words)

Confirmation of the prophethood of the Prophet

Al-Mu’ayyad bi-llāh

Date: Unknown; before 1020

Original Language: Arabic


As outlined by Sabine Schmidtke (on whose article this entry largely relies), the work is divided into four main parts. It begins with an introduction, in which al-Muʾ’ayyad takes up what appears to have been a preoccupation with the Bāṭinīs, whom he attacks for their criticisms of the miracl…

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

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