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Biblical Traditions in the Qur’an

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Understanding the Qur’an’s engagement with Biblical and Biblically based traditions has re-emerged as a pivotal scholarly challenge. The Islamic scripture clearly addresses an audience that was profoundly familiar with a considerable amount of Biblical and post-Biblical Jewish and Christian stories, concepts, and doctrines, and it engages in a sophisticated process of ideological critique, recasting, and reconfiguration in accordance with a particular set of doctrinal commitments. The conference will gather an interdisciplinary group of specialists in order to create a comprehensive image of the current state of our knowledge about the Qur’an’s appropriation of Biblical traditions and to catalyse further progress.

Convenors:
Professor Nicolai Sinai, University of Oxford
Dr Marianna Klar, School of Oriental and African Studies
Professor Gabriel S Reynolds, University of Notre Dame
Dr Holger Zellentin, University of Cambridge

Registration:
A registration fee is payable at the time of booking. For further information and details of how to book please click on 'Book event'. 

Standard Admission: £95 for both days; £50 for one day
Early Bird booking (before 31 January 2018): £75 for both days; £40 for one day
Concessions: £36 for both days; £20 for one day

Image credit: © bpk-Bildagentur, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

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