Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Tanbīh al-ghāfilīn al-ḥayārā, ʿalā mā warada min al-nahy ʿan al-tashbīh bi-l-Naṣārā
(287 words)



‘Warning to those who are confused and neglectful, on the prohibition handed down against resembling Christians’

Aḥmad ibn Abī Bakr

Date: 1428

Original Language: Arabic

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This short work, less than 10 folios long, is concerned to emphasize the distinctions between Muslims and Christians, and to remind Muslims who appear too lax in following the teachings that prohibit over-familiarity and copying, particularly with regard to religious observances and festivals.

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Thomas, David, “ Tanbīh al-ghāfilīn al-ḥayārā, ʿalā mā warada min al-nahy ʿan al-tashbīh bi-l-Naṣārā”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25872>
First published online: 2010



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