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 Sayf al-mūʾminīn fī qitāl al-mushrikīn
(635 words)



‘The sword of the faithful in the fight against the associators’

ʿAlī Qulī Jadīd al-Islām, António de Jesus

Date: 2 June 1711

Original Language: Persian

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ʿAlī Qulī’s second major work, Sayf al-mūʾminīn, was written with the encouragement of the famous jurist Fāḍil al-Hindī and dedicated to Shah Sulṭān Ḥusayn. It was conceived as a refutation of an important Christian polemic, the Apologia pro Christiana religione by Filippo Guadagnoli (d. 1656). The genesis of this dispute go…

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Tiburcio, Alberto, “ Sayf al-mūʾminīn fī qitāl al-mushrikīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_32422>



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