Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Risāla lahu ilā man bi-l-Baḥrīn min Naṣāra l-maghrib
(365 words)

His risāla to those of Baḥrīn, of the Christians of the West, Letter to the Christians of Baḥrīn

Ḥabīb ibn Khidma Abū Rāʾiṭa l-Takrītī

Date: Unknown, before the second risāla On the Incarnation

Original Language: Arabic


At the end of the ‘Second Risāla : On the Incarnation’, Abū Rāʾiṭa makes a reference to his risāla in response to one from the people of Baḥrīn (probably the Syrian Orthodox community of the town of Baḥrīn near Mosul, or, less like…

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Toenies Keating, S., “ Risāla lahu ilā man bi-l-Baḥrīn min Naṣāra l-maghrib”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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