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 Ṣavāʿiq al-Yahūd
(607 words)

'Lightning bolts against the Jews'

Muḥammad-Bāqir al-Majlisī

Date: Unknown; before about 1700

Original Language: Persian


Ṣavāʿiq al-Yahūd, one of Muḥammad-Bāqir al-Majlisī’s short Persian treatises, details the duties incumbent upon the ahl-i kitāb (‘People of the Book’) living in a Muslim, in this case, Shīʿī, environment. It may have been inspired by his father Muḥammad Taqī al-Majlisī’s possibly less well-known treatise, Rawḍat al-muttaqīn (‘The garden of the pious’),…

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Moreen, Vera B., “ Ṣavāʿiq al-Yahūd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 January 2020 <>

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