Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Naẓm al-jawhar wa-l-durar, fī l-radd ʿalā l-qawl bi-l-qaḍāʾ wa-l-qadar
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The string of jewels and pearls, in refutation of the doctrine of divine determination

Sāwīrus ibn al-Muqaffaʿ

Date: Unknown

Original Language: Arabic

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MZ no. 8, HP no. 6.

The work is lost (unless it is to be identified with a work of similar title in MS Beirut, Oriental Library – 589, pp. 1-234; but that work is attributed to al-Shaykh al-Makīn). It appears to have been a defense of human free will and responsibility, ove…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Naẓm al-jawhar wa-l-durar, fī l-radd ʿalā l-qawl bi-l-qaḍāʾ wa-l-qadar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24981>
First published online: 2010



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