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Sons of IshmaelMuslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages$
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John V. Tolan

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813032221

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813032221.001.0001

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Saracen Philosophers Secretly Deride Islam

Saracen Philosophers Secretly Deride Islam

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(p.113) 8 Saracen Philosophers Secretly Deride Islam
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Sons of Ishmael
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John V. Tolan

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813032221.003.0008

This chapter discusses thirteenth-century mendicant missionaries who deployed rationalistic arguments in an attempt to prove the irrationality of Islam. It explores how several twelfth- and thirteenth-century authors dealt with what became a major intellectual problem: could one affirm—or even try to prove—the rationality of Christianity?

Keywords:   rationalistic arguments, irrationality, Islam, mendicant missionaries, authors, rationality, Christianity

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