Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb maqālāt al-nās wa-ikhtilāfihim
(198 words)

The teachings of people and the differences between them

Abū ʿĪsā Muḥammad ibn Hārūn ibn Muḥammad al-Warrāq

Date: Unknown

Original Language: Arabic


The work is not extant, but references in later works (see Thomas, Anti-Christian polemic, p. 23) suggest it was a descriptive account of the major beliefs known in Abū ʿĪsā’s time, among them, Judaism, Christianity, dualist sects, and pre-Islamic Arabian beliefs. There is no sign of…

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb maqālāt al-nās wa-ikhtilāfihim”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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