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 Compendiaria Alcorani refutatio indostanice
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'A short refutation of the Qur'an in Hindustani'

Benjamin Schultze

Date: 1744

Original Language: Urdu


On 31 October 1741, Benjamin Schultze announced the completion of Compendiaria Alcorani refutatio indostanice, in a letter sent to Halle. He also described the contents, the intention and the process of writing the pamphlet. Schultze sent a copy to Johann Heinrich Callenberg (1694-1760), the founder of the Institutum Judaicum et Muhammedicum in Halle, where the booklet was prin…

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Liebau, Heike, “ Compendiaria Alcorani refutatio indostanice”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 August 2020 <>

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