Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Maymar yuḥaqqiqu annahu lā yulzamu l-Naṣārā an yaqūlū thalātha āliha idh yaqūlūna l-Āb ilāh wa-l-Ibn ilāh wa-Rūḥ al-Qudus (ilāh) wa-anna l-Āb wa-l-Ibn wa-Rūḥ al-Qudus ilāh wa-law kāna kull wāḥid minhum tāmm ʿalā ḥidatihi
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‘Treatise confirming that Christians do not necessarily speak of three gods when they say that the Father is God and the Son is God and the Holy Spirit is God, and that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are one God, even though each of them is fully God by himself

Theodore Abū Qurra

Date: Late 8th or early 9th c.

Original Language: Arabic

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This treatise begins with a series of reflections on the motives that lead people to accept or reject a religion and argu…

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Lamoreaux, John C., “ Maymar yuḥaqqiqu annahu lā yulzamu l-Naṣārā an yaqūlū thalātha āliha idh yaqūlūna l-Āb ilāh wa-l-Ibn ilāh wa-Rūḥ al-Qudus (ilāh) wa-anna l-Āb wa-l-Ibn wa-Rūḥ al-Qudus ilāh wa-law kāna kull wāḥid minhum tāmm ʿalā ḥidatihi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23576>
First published online: 2010



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