In response to a request from friends, the priest Ṣalībā ibn Yūḥannā wrote an epistle (risāla), which he described as being ‘from the sincere, loving Easterners (mashāriqa, members of the Church of the East) to their Western brethren’. In it Ṣalībā stresses their fundamental unity in the Christia…
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“ Asfār al-asrār; Risālat al-burhān wa-l-irshād ilā l-maḥabba, thamarat al-dīn wa-l-iʿtiqād”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 15 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25261>