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 Kitāb al-burhān; Kitāb al-bayān
(561 words)

'The demonstration'; 'The statement'

Buṭrus Sawīrus al-Jamīl

Date: Unknown; probably after 1246

Original Language: Arabic


This book, which is not listed by Abū l-Barakāt, consists of five treatises of varying lengths and on different topics. The first concerns the Incarnation and death of Christ, and the second the Coptic teaching about the union of the divine and human natures in the one nature of Christ.

In the third treatise, which comprises 11 chapters, …

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Awad, Wadi, “ Kitāb al-burhān; Kitāb al-bayān”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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