The Quran in its Historical Context


Location: McKenna Hall

International conference addressing the most recent theories, controversies and discoveries in the field of Quranic studies. Free and open to the public. The conference, which will provide a unique forum for discussion of the historical circumstances in which the Quran was formed and of its relationship to the Bible, will open with a lecture titled “The Multi-dimensional Quranic Worldview: Tartib al-Tilawa versus Tartib al-Nuzul” by prominent Egyptian Muslim scholar Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd of the University of Humanistics in The Netherlands.

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