Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 [Radd al-Naṣārā]
(179 words)

Refutation of the Christians

‘The polemicist from the West’

Date: Unknown, possibly 12th century

Original Language: Arabic


Nothing is known about the work, except the title (or maybe only the genre) as given by Ḥajjī Khalīfa. It can be assumed that it included arguments of a relatively traditional kind, against Christian doctrines and scriptural falsification, and also possibly defenses of the prophethood of Muḥammad.


The work attests to the con…

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Thomas, David, “ [Radd al-Naṣārā]”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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