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1.3 A Case of Heresy
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In Volume 1 | Part B, The Islamic Provinces in the 2nd Century | Chapter 1, Syria

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Under Manṣūr, perhaps during his visit in the year 153/770, a theologian was executed in Damascus in a spectacular manne…

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Josef van Ess, “1.3 A Case of Heresy”, in: Theology and Society Online, Josef van Ess. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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