Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Mabādi’ al-mawjūdāt wa-marātib quwāha
(207 words)

The principles of existent things and the degrees of their potencies

Faraj ibn Jirjis Afrām

Date: 10th century

Original Language: Arabic


This was a treatise on God’s triunity, his characteristics (awṣāf) and the way in which Christians speak of plurality, substantiality (jawhariyya) and persons (uqnūmiyya).

According to the passage in the Majmūʿ uṣūl al-dīn mentioned above, Jirjis reworked a treatise with the same title by the Muslim Abū Sulaymān…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Mabādi’ al-mawjūdāt wa-marātib quwāha”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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