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2022

The Quran of Historians

How is historical research on the Qur’an received in the Muslim world? What do we know about the historical figure of Muhammad? Interview with Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, co-director of the “Qur’an of Historians” (Cerf, 2019).

Comment les recherches historiques sur le Coran sont-elles reçues dans le monde musulman ? Que sait-on du personnage historique de Muhammad ? Entretien avec Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, co-directeur du “Coran des historiens” (Cerf, 2019).

Remerciements : Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi

Réalisation : Raphaël Georgy

Avec la collaboration d’Antoine Meyer et Lorraine Guitton

Conseil scientifique : Michel Younès, Ali Mostfa

كيف تلقى البحث التاريخي عن القرآن في العالم الإسلامي؟ ماذا نعرف عن شخصية محمد التاريخية؟ مقابلة مع محمد علي أمير معزي ، المدير المشارك لـ “قران المؤرخين” (سيرف ، 2019).

المصادر المرتبطة بـ Quranic Studies

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Islam and Scientific Examination: A Renewed Quest

    Auteur(s) :

  • Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi
  • Dominique Avon

“How can we establish an objective, rigorous, and detached study of Islam in the face of the excesses generated by its politicization? It is to answer this burning question that the French In...

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Islamochristiana Journal 49 (2024): “Maurice Borrmans and Mohamed Talbi: From Friendship to Rupture”

    Auteur(s) :

  • David Marshall
  • Diego Sarrió Cucarella
  • Rémi Caucanas
  • Michel Younès
  • Geneviève Gobillot
  • Florence Javel
  • Yosra Garmi
  • Tobias Specker

The title of this issue, “Maurice Borrmans and Mohamed Talbi: From Friendship to Rupture,” was suggested to us by a collection of articles that highlight different aspects of the relati...

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Redefining Qurʾānic Hermeneutics: Muḥammad ʿĀbid al-Jābrī and Nasr Ḥāmid Abū Zayd’s Humanistic Interpretations

    Auteur(s) :

  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa

This article presents the innovative endeavor by Muḥammad ʿĀbid al-Jābrī and Nasr Ḥāmid Abū Zayd in interpreting the Qurʾān through a humanistic lens. Their approach marks a pivotal shift, viewing ...

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Unity of God and unity in God – a possible perspective and way of dialogue between the believers?

    Auteur(s) :

  • Vanessa Breidy

A shῑ‘ῑ perspective of dialogue developed by D. Mohammad Ali Shomali. Talking about unity between believers and calling them to act upon it is not new in Islam. The Qur’ān and the early history o...

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The Quran of Historians

    Auteur(s) :

  • Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi

How is historical research on the Qur'an received in the Muslim world? What do we know about the historical figure of Muhammad? Interview with Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, co-director of the “Qur'an o...

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Islam and the Salvation of non- Muslims: The Qur’anic Perspective

    Auteur(s) :

  • Gabriel Said Reynolds

"At the Pluriel conference on “Islam and Otherness” I will argue the Qur’an’s emphasis on divine freedom provides an opening for inclusivism. The Qur’an emphasizes God’s mercy, using al-Raḥmān as a...

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Otherness And Spatial Dimension In The Arabic Language And Culture

    Auteur(s) :

  • Mohamed-Ali Mostfa

Etymologically, the noun âkhar from the verb âkhara, rather draws the action of postponing, أَخَّرَ العَمَلَ, or temporarily deprogramming an action. al-âkhar on some other hand does not establish ...

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Islamic Hermeneutics of Nonviolence: Key Concepts and Methodological Steps

    Auteur(s) :

  • Adnane Mokrani

The article traces the key concepts and methodological steps that make an Islamic theology of nonviolence plausible. It offers the tools for a critical reading of classical texts, “sacred” history,...

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Environmentalism and sustainability as an expression of Islamic moral orientation

    Auteur(s) :

  • Ida Zilio-Grandi

Abstract : The essay emphasizes cultural specificities, starting with the terminology currently used to describe sustainability, and investigates the lack of homogeneity of the semantic fields bel...

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Authority according to the Qur’an and the authority of the Qur’an: from model to realisation

    Auteur(s) :

  • Geneviève Gobillot

Conference « Religious Authority in Islam », organised by the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions and the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), on 18 and 19 November 2...