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Bibil Identifier bibil:217782
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) "Abraham has seen you?"
Title (English, ) John 8:56-59 in a Letter of al-Ḥasan b. Ayyūb
Author Baarda, Tjitze
Journal Novum Testamentum. An International Quarterly for New Testament and Related Studies (Volume: 53, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 390-402 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article tries to demonstrate that Islamic treatises against Christianity, dating from 10th century and later, offer sometimes interesting sidelights on the exegesis and the text of the New Testament. The Treatises of Abd al-Jabbār are well-known in this respect. This study deals with an interesting letter written by the convert al-Hassan b. Ayyūb with the intention to convince his brother that the Islam is a better alternative. In doing so, he deals with texts of the Bible, especially of the Gospels. One of these texts is John 8:56-59.
DOI DOI:10.1163/156853611X578301
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : History of Interpretation and Reception : Important Persons : Middle Ages (8th -14th cent.)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Islam
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : New Testament : Textual Criticism : Ancient Versions : Syriac Versions : Old Syriac
Pericopes John 8,56-8,59
Matthew 3,17
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