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 Kitāb tafsīr al-amāna
(591 words)

Kitāb tafsīr al-amāna l-muqaddasa allatī rattabahā l-thalāthamiʿa wa-thamāniyata ʿashara usqufan

Commentary on the CreedCommentary on the holy Creed drafted by the 318 bishops [of the Council of Nicaea]

Sāwīrus ibn al-Muqaffaʿ

Date: 955

Original Language: Arabic


MZ no. 12, HP no. 10.

The work is a presentation of the Council of Nicaea in 10 chapters, where ch. 10 is a phrase-by-phrase exposition of the Nicene Creed. Material of interes…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Kitāb tafsīr al-amāna”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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