The Gospels in the Muslim Discourse of the Ninth to the Fourteenth Centuries: An exegetical inventorial table (part I)

  title={The Gospels in the Muslim Discourse of the Ninth to the Fourteenth Centuries: An exegetical inventorial table (part I)},
  author={Martin Accad},
  journal={Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations},
  pages={67 - 91}
  • Martin Accad
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • History
  • Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations
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