Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Tuḥfat al-adīb fī l-radd ʿalā ahl al-ṣalīb
(517 words)



‘The cultured man’s gift, in refutation of the people of the Cross’

Fray Anselmo Turmeda

Date: Before 1420

Original Language: Arabic

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The work is divided into three sections: the first contains an autobiography, the second a history of Tunisian rulers of Turmeda’s time, and the third is a long refutation of Christianity. This contains a number of classical arguments, including: Islam as the true religion and Christi…

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Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “ Tuḥfat al-adīb fī l-radd ʿalā ahl al-ṣalīb”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24733>
First published online: 2010



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