Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Juan Andrés
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Born in eastern Spain, just inland from Valencia in Játiva, close to the middle of the 15th century, Juan Andrés, who was originally known as Ibn ʿAbdallāh, was the son of the village’s faqīh (jurisprudent). On his father’s death, he inherited this office and worked as faqīh until he experienced a revelation in the Cathedral of Valencia during the service for the feast of the Assumption, led by the Dominican Juan M…

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Zuwiyya, Zachary, “Juan Andrés”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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