Jidāl fī ṣiḥḥat al-dīn al-masīḥī
'Reply to Shams al-Dīn al-Bakrī'
Buṭrus Ḍūmīṭ Makhlūf; Petrus Domitius
Date: Before 1689
Original Language: Arabic
This response was written by Bishop Buṭrus to a poem criticising the Christian religion and accusing it of contradiction. The poem can be traced back to the famous Damascus-born Muslim jurist Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (1292-1350), a champion of the Hanbalite law school, called Shams al-Dīn, who was the son of Abū Bakr (Ighāthat al-lahfān min m…