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 Ērōtēthē Aboukaras par’ apistou
(426 words)

Abū Qurra was questioned by an unbeliever (opusculum 17)

Theodore Abū Qurra

Date: Late 8th or early 9th c.

Original Language: Greek


This short but fascinating dialogue seeks to explain how those who died before Christ can be saved. In particular, it tries to understand how they were able to receive their requisite baptism. Abū Qurra argues that the water that issued from Christ's side at the time of the crucifixion …

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Lamoreaux, John C., “ Ērōtēthē Aboukaras par’ apistou”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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