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 Erōtēsis apistou pros ton auton genomenē
(495 words)

An unbeliever’s question to the same (opusculum 16)

Theodore Abū Qurra

Date: Late 8th or early 9th c.

Original Language: Greek


Abū Qurra argues in this short treatise that Christ was able both to be hypostatically united to his flesh and to be present in all things, providentially providing for them and governing them.


Abū Qurra’s opponent is never specified. However, it is very likely a question of a Muslim, as a similar argument can …

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Lamoreaux, John C., “ Erōtēsis apistou pros ton auton genomenē”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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