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 Antitheses fidei
(349 words)

‘Antitheses of faith’

Dominicus Germanus

Date: 1638

Original Language: Arabic


This work was written when Germanus was in Rome in 1635-45, between his two periods in the East. At 57 pages in length, its full title is Antitheses fidei. Ventilabuntur in Conventu S. Petri Montis AVREI Fratrum Minorum S. P. FRANCISCI. Reformat. Germanus intended it as the starting point for discussion among nine experts in Arabic, under his own chairmanship. The purpose was to demonst…

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García Masegosa, Antonio, “ Antitheses fidei”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 September 2020 <>

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