Whenever possible, the university recommends that events and meetings continue to be held virtually; it is highly recommended that in-person events also allow for virtual participation by attendees who choose not to or are unable to participate in person. Any in-person events must follow campus policy for schools/colleges/divisions, and student organizations.
Christopher Livanos: Biblicist Bias in Qur’anic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Present
Monday, November 30, 2020
Western Qur’ānic studies continue to be affected by prejudices due to the academy’s origins as a religious institution and the ongoing absence of any systematic reckoning by Qur’ānic scholars to address their field’s history. This presentation proposes models from within the Christian and Muslim traditions that can pave the way towards a break from Biblicist tropes towards an interfaith understanding based on the rich exegetical traditions of both faiths.