Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Qawl mukhtaṣar fī l-ubuwwa wa-l-bunuwwa
(227 words)

A brief account of fatherhood and sonship

Makkīkhā ibn Sulaymān al-Qankānī

Date: About 1100

Original Language: Arabic


This lost work, which is known only from the Asfār al-asrār, was probably about the relationship between God and Jesus Christ, a long-recognized point of friction between Muslims and Christians in their perceptions of God and how he relates to creatures.


It is not possible to say anything about the significance of the work,…

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G.B. Teule, Herman, “ Qawl mukhtaṣar fī l-ubuwwa wa-l-bunuwwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 31 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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