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 Het Geopende en Wederleyde Muhammedisdom of Turckdom
(596 words)

‘Islam or Turcism opened and rejected’

Simon Oomius

Date: 1663

Original Language: Dutch


Oomius wrote this work, which is 991 pages long, with the twin purposes of correcting false representations of Islam and of giving examples of piety among Muslims, all for the benefit of his fellow Christians. But he also wrote to argue against the teachings and practices of Islam, because in his view Islam was built upon a combination of f…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “ Het Geopende en Wederleyde Muhammedisdom of Turckdom”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 04 March 2021 <>

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