Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Radd ʿalā l-Naṣārā
(278 words)

Refutation of the Christians

Abū Jaʿfar Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdallāh al-Iskāfī

Date: 1st half of the 9th c.

Original Language: Arabic


This work, of which the title ‘Refutation of the Christians’ is unlikely to be original, is lost. According to ʿAbd al-Jabbār (Tathbīt dalāʾil al-nubuwwa, ed. ʿA.-K. ʿUthmān, 2 vols, Beirut, 1966, i, p. 148; cf. p. 198), it may, together with a number of other works, have referred to the popular Christian belie…

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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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