The lamp of understandingThe book of perspicacity
Date: After 955
Original Language: Arabic
MZ no. 14, HP no. 14.
Sāwīrus composed Kitāb miṣbāḥ al-ʿaql in response to a request from a Copt who was unable to find a clear summary of Christian teachings with which to respond to opponents (al-mukhālifūn li-millatinā). The work, which only occupies 13-14 leaves in the accessible manuscripts, aims for conciseness…