Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb

Date: c. 1740 - c. 1790

Original Language: Arabic


In what might seem a curious omission, given his reputation for polemics, Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb never composed a work that focused on Christianity alone. This is most probably due to the fact that, unlike some of his predecessors such as Ibn Taymiyya, Ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb lived in a much more geographically and demographically isolated context. …

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Leo, R.A., “ Works”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <>

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