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 Martini Lutheri Doctoris Theologiae et ecclesiastis ecclesiae Wittenbergensis in Alcoranum Praefatio
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PraefatioVorrede zu Theodor Biblianders Koranausgabe

‘Preface to the Qur’an by Martin Luther, Doctor of Theology and priest of the church of Wittenberg’

Martin Luther

Date: 1543

Original Language: Latin

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This is a short four-page preface that Luther wrote for Theodore Bibliander’s edition of the Qur’an. It was written to alleviate any apprehensions Christians might have about reading a heretical text. Luther especially encourages teach…

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Francisco, Adam S., “ Martini Lutheri Doctoris Theologiae et ecclesiastis ecclesiae Wittenbergensis in Alcoranum Praefatio”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27908>
First published online: 2015



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