‘The book of the straight way’
Buṭrus al-Mārūnī al-Lādhiqī
Date: Possibly 1742
Original Language: Arabic
According to Paul Sbath, the work contains a ‘demonstration of Christianity and refutation of Islam’, and consists of two parts. Sbath found the only known copy of the work in the possession of the heirs of the Greek Catholic merchant Rizqallāh Bāsīl in Aleppo. The manuscript must now be regarded as lost.
The title alone does not allow any evaluation, except that t…