A History of Christian views of the Qur’an

Primary Sources

Mar Timothy The Dialogue of the Patriarch Timothy I with Caliph Mahdi in N. Newman (ed.) The Early Christian-Muslim Dialogue: a collection of documents from the first three Islamic centuries. Translations with commentary (Hatfield, Pennsylvania, 1993), pp. 163-267.

Nicholas of Cusa Nicholas of Cusa’s De Pace Fidei and Cribratio alkorani, tr. and analysis by Jasper Hopkins (Minneapolis, 1994).

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