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 Maqāla fī l-tawḥīd
(223 words)

Treatise on the unity [of God]

Isḥāq ibn Ḥunayn

Date: Unknown; before 910-11

Original Language: Arabic


According to Ibn Abī Uṣaybiʿa, Isḥāq composed a Maqāla fī l-tawḥīd, ‘Treatise on the unity [of God]’ (Kitāb ʿuyūn al-anbāʾ i, p. 201); P. Sbath reported the existence of a copy in a private collection in Aleppo (Fihris i, p. 28, no. 194). Unfortunately, the work is lost. It could be an apology for the Christian understanding of God’s triunity. O…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Maqāla fī l-tawḥīd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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