Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Kitāb al-tawḥīd
(572 words)

Divine Unity

Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdallāh ibn Shabīb al-Basṛ ī

Date: Unknown, mid-9th c.

Original Language: Arabic


According to Ibn al-Murtaḍā (Ṭabaqāt, p. 71) this was Ibn Shabīb’s main work. Its contents are known mainly from quotations and references in al-Māturīdī’s Kitāb al-tawḥīd, of which it was a main source (assuming that the various references given by the later theologian all derive from this one work).

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Thomas, David, “ Kitāb al-tawḥīd”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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