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 Maqāla fī l-radd ʿalā l-Muslimīn
(157 words)



Treatise in refutation of the Muslims

Abū l-Faraj Yaḥyā ibn Saʿīd ibn Yaḥyā

Date: 11th century

Original Language: Arabic

Description

We know no more about this (presently lost) work than is told us by the title: that it is a refutation of Islam.

Significance

It is interesting to note that Yaḥyā’s controversial writings include both a ‘true religion’ apology (in defense of his own faith) and polemical refutations (of the faiths of others). This, of course, is not uncomm…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Maqāla fī l-radd ʿalā l-Muslimīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25163>
First published online: 2010



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