Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Christians and Christianity in Islamic exegesis
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Great efforts have been made to shed light on the conudrums of the Arabic Qurʾān, both linguistically, lexically and philologically,


 and thematically and historically.


 In recent decades the tendency has been to consider that it belongs, at least in part, within the textual or discursive frame…

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Gilliot, Claude, “Christians and Christianity in Islamic exegesis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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