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Meeting Program Units

2011 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, CA

Meeting Begins11/19/2011
Meeting Ends11/22/2011

Call for Papers Opens: 1/25/2011
Call for Papers Closes: 3/4/2011

Requirements for Participation

Qur'an and Biblical Literature


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: 2011 Call for Papers: Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, Quran and its exegesis in comparative perspective with particular attention to literary and historical connections between Muslim interpretation of the Quran and non-Muslim exegesis of the Bible and related traditions; the current state of the field of Quranic Studies; critical approaches to the study/analysis of the Quran (from both Muslim and non-Muslim perspectives), pedagogy (the Qur'an in the classroom); comparative hermeneutics (ancient, medieval, or contemporary); interfaith dialog; sectarian polemics; gender/sexuality in comparative perspective; Qur'an in the context of late antiquity. The Quran and Biblical Literature section looks to have four panels at the 2011 Annual Meeting; all panels are currently open but prearranged panels with a set topic and invited participants will be given full consideration.

Program Unit Chairs

Kathryn M. Kueny

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