Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Risāla fī nubuwwat Muḥammad
(984 words)

Letter on the prophethood of Muḥammad

Abū ʿĪsā Aḥmad ibn al-Munajjim

Date: Just before 908

Original Language: Arabic


This work has not survived, and while there are good reasons to think that it was actually written as part of a protracted correspondence between members of the al-Munajjim family and the Christians Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq (q.v.) and Qusṭa ibn Lūqā (q.v.), its existence is confirmed mainly by circumstantial evidence.

The one accessible manuscript that c…

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Thomas, David, “ Risāla fī nubuwwat Muḥammad”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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