‘Treatise on Islam’
Original Language: Ottoman Turkish
İbrahim Müteferrika’s Risâle-i Islâmiye, ‘Treatise on Islam’, offers an alternative reading of the Christian scripture. Some historians, such as Karácson, consider this treatise to be İbrahim Müteferrika’s defence of Islam, while others, such as Berkes, see it as a link between his early Unitarianism and his later conversion to Islam.
Müteferrika opens his treatise with a short account of…