Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Tathbīt dalāʾil al-nubuwwa
(2,053 words)


The confirmation of the proofs of prophethood, The confirmation

ʿAbd al-Jabbār

Date: 995

Original Language: Arabic


The only extant manuscript of the Tathbīt comprises 313 folios in two volumes (662 pages in the modern edition). The section concerned with Christianity, known as the ‘Critique of Christian origins’, comprises fols 42-99 (pp. 91-210). ʿAbd al-Jabbār himself identifies the date of its composition …

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Reynolds, Gabriel Said, “ Tathbīt dalāʾil al-nubuwwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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