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From Beit Abhe to Angamali : connections, functions and roles of the Church of the East's monasteries in ninth century Christian-Muslim relations

  title={From Beit Abhe to Angamali : connections, functions and roles of the Church of the East's monasteries in ninth century Christian-Muslim relations},
  author={Steve Cochrane},
An important yet often neglected and largely unknown story in Christian-Muslim relations is the connections, functions and roles of Church of the East monasteries in the early Abbasid period of the ninth century. These monasteries had already existed in pre-Islam Arabia and were written about by Muslims in the following centuries. The thesis argues that monastic mission activities took place in the early and middle ninth century under Muslim rule with a similarity to prior centuries. It also… Expand
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