Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Unknown author
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Al-Jāmiʿ wujūh al-īmān

Date of Birth: Unknown, possibly early 9th c.

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown, possibly late 9th c.

Place of Death: Unknown, perhaps in or near Edessa


Little is known about the author/editor of a major 9th-century Christian Arabic theological compilation apart from information that can be gleaned from the text itself – the study of which is still in a preliminary state, du…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “Unknown author”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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