(Work in Progress) Subfield of Qur’anic Studies in Western academia

  1. Who are some of the big, founding names in Western scholarship on the Qur’an?
    1. History
      1. Early Arabic chrestomathies and Arabic Biblical literature (1500s – onwards)
      2. Translations of surahs from the Qur’an –
  2. What are some running themes in their analysis of the Qur’an?
  3. Why were they interested or invested in studying the Qur’an?
  4. What are the recent ‘interventions’ taken with regards to the Qur’an in academia? And to what extent can they be understood as interventions?
    1. Angelika Neuwirth

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