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 De veritate fidei Christianae, Liber quartus: Contra sectam Mahometi
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De veritate fidei Christianae

‘On the truth of the Christian faith, Book 4: Against the sect of Muḥammad’

Juan Luis Vives

Date: 1540

Original Language: Latin

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In elaborating his view of ‘the truth of the Christian faith’, Vives launched with unprecedented breadth into theology, a discipline that he had generally avoided for most of his life. He considered it to be excessively perilous for a Converso living in the shadow of the Inquisition, which regarded Converso families with suspicion …

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George ‎, Edward, “ De veritate fidei Christianae, Liber quartus: Contra sectam Mahometi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28072>
First published online: 2015



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