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This quantity comprises papers from the 3rd Woodbrooke-Mingana Symposium on Arab Christianity and Islam (September 1998) at the subject matter of "Arab Christianity in "Bilad al-Sham" (Greater Syria) within the pre-Ottoman Period." It offers points of Syrian Christian existence and proposal in the course of the first millennium of Islamic rule. one of the 8 contributing students are Sidney Griffith on ninth-century Christological controversies, Samir ok. Samir at the Prophet Muhammed visible via Arab Christian eyes, Lawrence Conrad at the health care professional Ibn Butlan, and Lucy-Anne Hunt on Muslim impact on Christian publication illustrations. there's additionally a foreword via the Syrian Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo. the image that emerges is of neighborhood existence constructing in its personal means and discovering a particular personality, as Christians replied to the social and highbrow affects of Islam."

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