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 Radd ʿalā l-Naṣārā
(750 words)

Refutation of the Christians

Abū ʿAlī l-Jubbāʾī

Date: Unknown; before 915-16

Original Language: Arabic


The work has not survived, and its original title, if different from that given above, is not known. ʿAbd al-Jabbār mentions in the Tathbīt p. 198 that Abū ʿAlī wrote a work against the Christians, but says nothing more about it. It is quite likely that the anti-Christian arguments he quotes from Abū ʿAlī by name in the Mughnī, although without identifying any sou…

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Thomas, David, “ Radd ʿalā l-Naṣārā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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