An Early Christian Reaction to Islam: Išū‘yahb III and the Muslim Arabs [Hardback]

Iskandar Bcheiry (Author)

ISBN: 9781463240981 | Published by: Gorgias Press | Series: Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies | Volume: 57 | Year of Publication: 2019 | Language: English 205p, H229 x W152 (mm)

An Early Christian Reaction to Islam


The year 652 marked a fundamental political change in the Middle East and the surrounding region. An important and contemporary source of the state of the Christian Church at this time is to be found in the correspondence of the patriarch of the Church of the East, Išū‘yahb III (649–659), which he wrote between 628 and 658. This books discusses Išū‘yahb’s view of and attitudes toward the Muslim Arabs.

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