Masāʾil wa-ajwiba ʿaqliyya wa-ilāhiyya
Date of Birth: Unknown, possibly 8th/9th c.
Place of Birth: Unknown, but later had connections with Jerusalem
Date of Death: Unknown, possibly 9th c.
Place of Death: Unknown, but possibly in or near Jerusalem
The unknown author was a Melkite priest and monk who wrote an Arabic apology for the Christian faith (preserved in a single manuscript at Mt Sinai), in response to the questions of a Muslim shaykh…