Date: Unknown; probably late 10th century Original Language: Arabic
Kitāb al-istidlāl is only known through an epitome (mukhtaṣar) preserved in a single Vatican manuscript; S.K. Samir has provided an extensive description of this epitome (Samir, ‘ʿAbd al-Masīḥ’), which is the basis for what follows.
After a philosophical introduction, the book is divided into five parts: 1. proofs of the c…
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N. Swanson, Mark,
“ Kitāb al-istidlāl”, 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_24990>