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 Ḥujjat al-ṣiddīq li-dafʿ al-zindīq
(906 words)

‘The proof of the truthful in refuting the heretic’

Nūr al-Dīn ibn ʿAlī ibn Ḥasanjī ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥamīd al-Shāfiʿī l-Ashʿarī l-ʿAydarūsī l-Rānīrī

Date: 1641-4

Original Language: Arabic


The Arabic and Malay text of this work contained in the London manuscript occupies 27 pages, of which only two make direct reference to Christians.  

In this work, al-Rānīrī sets out to refute what he considered to be the pantheistic teachings of his two predecessors as spiritual le…

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Riddell, Peter, “ Ḥujjat al-ṣiddīq li-dafʿ al-zindīq”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

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