Professor of Quranic exegesis at the Islamic Theological Seminary of the University of Paderborn.
From 2017 to 2020: Research assistant for the Corpus Quranicum project of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Research areas: classical Qur’anic exegesis (tafsīr), historical-critical Qur’anic exegesis, Qur’anic theology, Biography of the Prophet (sīra), The historical Muhammad, Comparative theology, Genesis and Islamic history, Syriac Christianity
New interpretations of the Qur’an
What is commenting in Islam?
The articles gathered in this MIDÉO incorporate most of the contributions presented at the symposium organized by IDEO in Cairo on the 14th, 15th and 16th of January, on the theme of “Science...
Gewalt in den Heiligen Schriften von Islam und Christentum.
The Qur’anic motif of the falsification of the Scriptures by the Jews and Christians
Publisher’s Introduction Recognition of the writings of divine revelation to Jews and Christians is one of the six principles of the Islamic faith. Before the revelation of the Qur’an, ...