Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Maqāla/Risāla fī l-ittiḥād
(817 words)

Treatise on the Union [of divinity and humanity in Christ]

Naẓīf ibn Yumn

Date: After June 979

Original Language: Arabic


Naẓīf ibn Yumn was invited to participate in a majlis in the presence of the Melkite patriarch and the emir ʿAḍud al-Dawla (r. 979-83), where he was asked to explain the Christological doctrines of the major Christian communities. Afterwards he wrote an account of his presentation, which al-Muʾtaman ibn …

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N. Swanson, Mark, “ Maqāla/Risāla fī l-ittiḥād”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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