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Christians and Christianity
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Evidence for the presence of Christians and currency of Christianity in the Arabian milieu in which Islam was born comes from the Qurʾān itself as well as from reports included in other documents of a similar date and provenance. From these texts it is clear that by th…

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Griffith, Sidney H., “Christians and Christianity”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00033>



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