Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Radd al-Naṣārā
(101 words)

‘Refutation of the Christians’


Date: Unknown; before 1306

Original Language: Arabic


The work has not survived, and is known only from Ḥajjī Khalīfa (Kashf al-ẓunūn, 2 vols, Istanbul, 1941-43, col. 838). It probably presented at least some of the traditional Muslim arguments against Christian doctrines and the authenticity of the Bible, and may also have included arguments in favor of the prophethood of Muḥammad.


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Thomas, David, “ Radd al-Naṣārā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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