Kitāb al-ʿilm wa-l-ʿamal, Tartīb al-ʿilm wa-l-ʿamal
(628 words)



'Knowledge and works'; 'Relationship of knowledge and works’

Yūḥannā ibn Sawīrus

Date: Unknown; probably after 1189

Original Language: Arabic

Description

This work was written after the death of the Patriarch Mark III in 1189. In the introduction, Yūḥannā explains his method and identifies the otherwise unknown Bū ʿAlī Abū l-Ḥasan ibn Mawhūb. The latter has been thought to be a Muslim, and it has been claimed that Yūḥannā wr…

Cite this page
Awad, Wadi, “ Kitāb al-ʿilm wa-l-ʿamal, Tartīb al-ʿilm wa-l-ʿamal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25654>
First published online: 2010



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